How to travel from Essen to Malmö

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Travel Information from Essen to Malmö

distanceDistance376 miles (607 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$44 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€30) • 13 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€38) • 9 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, regional jet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 376 miles (607 km) by bus or train between Essen and Malmö. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, regional jet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Essen to Malmö.

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

Our recommendation

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

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel between Essen and Malmö on FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Essen to Malmö travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Essen to Malmö

      FAQs: Travel to Malmö 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 Malmö.

      There are 2 options to travel to Malmö from Essen including taking a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Essen to Malmö is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $35 (€30) compared to other travel options to Malmö:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      Taking a bus costs $9 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $44 (€38) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Malmö from Essen is by train with an average travel time of 9 h 32 min.

      Other travel options to Malmö take longer:

      Bus takes on average 13 h 55 min.

      The distance from Essen to Malmö is approximately 376 miles (607 km).

      The average frequency per day from Essen to Malmö is:

      • 1 bus a day.

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

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

      • Trains from Essen to Malmö most often leave from Essen Hbf and arrive in Malmö Centralstation.

      The following travel companies offer services from Essen to Malmö:

      • FlixBus can get you to Malmö by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Essen to Malmö for $35 (€30) on Omio.
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Malmö by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Essen to Malmö tickets on Omio for $44 (€38).

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

      • You can travel directly by bus with.
      • You'll find direct flights with.
      • You can take a direct train with.

      Direct services to Malmö 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 journey.

      Omio customers who travel from Essen to Malmö often also extend their vacation to go to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Berlin or Hamburg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Malmö and these popular destinations at a great price.

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