How to travel from Essen to Konstanz

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from Essen to Konstanz

How to get from Essen to Konstanz by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Essen to Konstanz is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Essen and Konstanz

distanceDistance277 miles (447 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$47 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $47 (€41) • 12 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $69 (€60) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 277 miles (447 km) between Essen and Konstanz. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Essen to Konstanz.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Essen to Konstanz

Find the best journey between Essen and Konstanz with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Essen to Konstanz. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Essen to Konstanz

      FAQs: Travel to Konstanz easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Essen to Konstanz.

      There are 3 travel options from Essen to Konstanz. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel between Essen and Konstanz is a bus with an average price of $47 (€41).

      This is compared to other travel options from Essen to Konstanz:

      Taking a bus costs $22 (€19) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $69 (€60) for the same trip.

      A bus is $17 (€15) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Essen to Konstanz costing on average $64 (€56).

      The quickest way to travel between Essen and Konstanz is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 12 h 50 min.

      Taking a train requires on average 6 h 41 min of travel time.

      The distance from Essen to Konstanz is approximately 277 miles (447 km).

      The average frequency per day from Essen to Konstanz is:

      • Around 2 buses per day.
      • 6 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Essen to Konstanz as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Essen to Konstanz:

      • Buses most often depart from Essen at Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof) and arrive in Konstanz at Konstanz, Allmannsdorf.
      • Trains mostly leave from Essen Hbf and tend to arrive in Konstanz station.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Essen to Konstanz:

      • You can take a bus from Essen to Konstanz with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $47 (€41) with FlixBus from Essen to Konstanz.
      • You can take a train from Essen to Konstanz with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $64 (€56) with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Konstanz.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Essen to Konstanz with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You'll find direct flights with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

      Direct services to Konstanz tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Looking to extend your trip from Essen to Konstanz? Many Omio customers who go from Essen to Konstanz usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart from Konstanz, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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