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from Essen to Venlo

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Travel Information from Essen to Venlo

distanceDistance37 miles (59 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 37 miles (59 km) from Essen to Venlo. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Venlo.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Venlo, Netherlands from Essen, Germany?

International travel from Essen, Germany to Venlo, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Venlo if traveling from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Venlo, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Essen and Venlo.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Venlo, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to Essen, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Essen, Germany from Venlo, Netherlands?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Essen from Venlo?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Essen, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Essen from Venlo here.

How do I go from Essen to Venlo?

There are 2 ways to get from Essen to Venlo: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Essen to Venlo?

The cheapest way to travel between Essen and Venlo is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Venlo:

Taking a bus is about $47 (€39) less than taking a train, which costs on average $56 (€46) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Essen to Venlo?

The quickest way to travel from Essen to Venlo is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h.

How far is Venlo from Essen?

The distance from Essen to Venlo is approximately 37 miles (59 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Essen to Venlo?

The average frequency per day from Essen to Venlo is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Essen to Venlo?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Essen at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) and arrive in Venlo at Venlo, NS Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Essen Hbf and arrive in Venlo.
Which travel companies can take me from Essen to Venlo?

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

  • You can take a bus from Essen to Venlo with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $9 (€7) with Flixbus from Essen to Venlo.
  • You can go to Venlo from Essen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $56 (€46) with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Venlo on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Essen and Venlo ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Venlo don't make Venlo their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Venlo are Düsseldorf, Cologne or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Venlo to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Essen to Venlo one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Essen to Venlo, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $9 (€7) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $56 (€46) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Essen to Venlo tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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