You can get from Essen to London by train, bus or flight.
To get from Essen to London on Jul 02 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||306 miles (494 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $140 (€125) • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
Travel between Essen, Germany and London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:
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.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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:
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:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Essen to London with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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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