How to travel from Essen to Wolfsburg

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Travel Information from Essen to Wolfsburg

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $323
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $25 (€24) • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $323 (€308) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) between Essen and Wolfsburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Wolfsburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen to Wolfsburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Wolfsburg 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 Wolfsburg.

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

The cheapest way to get from Essen to Wolfsburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€24) compared to other travel options to Wolfsburg:

A train is generally $30 (€29) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $55 (€53) from Essen to Wolfsburg.

Taking a train is about $298 (€284) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $323 (€308) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Wolfsburg from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Wolfsburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 50 min   of travel time.

Wolfsburg is approximately 173 miles (279 km) away from Essen.

The average frequency per day from Essen to Wolfsburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Wolfsburg from Essen 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 Wolfsburg:

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

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

  • You can take a bus from Essen to Wolfsburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $55 (€53) with Flixbus from Essen to Wolfsburg.
  • You can take a flight from Essen to Wolfsburg with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $323 (€308) with Lufthansa Cityline from Essen to Wolfsburg.
  • You can travel from Essen to Wolfsburg by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $25 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Essen to Wolfsburg.
Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Wolfsburg don't make Wolfsburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Wolfsburg are Berlin, Hanover or Hamburg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Wolfsburg to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $55 (€53) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $323 (€308) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $25 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking Essen to Wolfsburg 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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