How to travel from Essen to Wilhelmshaven

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Travel Information between Essen and Wilhelmshaven

distanceDistance150 miles (242 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $170
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€18) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $170 (€163) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 150 miles (242 km) between Essen and Wilhelmshaven. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Wilhelmshaven.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen to Wilhelmshaven

Travel Tips: Travel to Wilhelmshaven 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 Wilhelmshaven.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Essen and Wilhelmshaven. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Wilhelmshaven from Essen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Wilhelmshaven:

Taking a bus is about $151 (€145) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $170 (€163) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $25 (€24) less than taking a train to Wilhelmshaven, which costs on average $44 (€42) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Wilhelmshaven from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h.

Other travel options to Wilhelmshaven can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 25 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 49 min.

The distance from Essen to Wilhelmshaven is approximately 150 miles (242 km).

The average frequency per day from Essen to Wilhelmshaven is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and arrive in Wilhelmshaven, Marktstraße.
  • Trains from Essen to Wilhelmshaven most often leave from Essen Hbf and arrive in Wilhelmshaven Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Essen to Wilhelmshaven with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Essen to Wilhelmshaven tickets for $19 (€18) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Essen to Wilhelmshaven by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $170 (€163) with Lufthansa from Essen to Wilhelmshaven.
  • You can take a train from Essen to Wilhelmshaven with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for $44 (€42) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Essen to Wilhelmshaven.
Looking to extend your trip from Essen to Wilhelmshaven? Many Omio customers who go from Essen to Wilhelmshaven usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Bremen, Hamburg or Berlin. If you're looking to explore Bremen, Hamburg or Berlin from Wilhelmshaven, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $19 (€18) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $170 (€163) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $44 (€42) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Essen to Wilhelmshaven 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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