How to travel from Essen to London

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from Essen to London

You can get from Essen to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Essen to London on Jul 02 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30AMCologne/Bonn Airport1h40 08:10AMLondon Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information from Essen to London

distanceDistance306 miles (494 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $140 (€125) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurowings

Travel 306 miles (494 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Essen and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Eurowings among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Essen to London.

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FAQs

Travel between Essen, Germany and London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Essen?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 6/29/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Essen and London.

The restriction level for your return to Essen, Germany from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Essen from London restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Essen from London?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Essen, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 6/29/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Essen from London closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to London from Essen 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Essen and London is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A ferry is $106 (€95) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Essen to London costing on average $106 (€95).

A ferry is $140 (€125) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Essen to London costing on average $140 (€125).

A ferry is $17 (€15) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Essen to London costing on average $17 (€15).

The fastest way to get to London from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 10 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 56 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 306 miles (494 km) between Essen and London.

The average frequency per day from Essen to London is:

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Essen to London:

  • Most travelers board their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.

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

  • You can travel to London from Essen by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $106 (€95) with Flixbus from Essen to London.
  • You can travel between Essen and London by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $140 (€125) with Eurowings from Essen to London.

Yes, there are direct services available from Essen to London with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can take a direct flight with Eurowings or airmax.

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

Your trip from Essen to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Essen to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

When planning your trip from Essen to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $106 (€95) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $140 (€125) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $17 (€15) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Essen to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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