How to get from Hanover to Essen by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Hanover to Essen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||131 miles (212 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$11 - $217|
|Fastest mode||Train • $15 (€13) • 2 h 7 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 131 miles (212 km) from Hanover to Essen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hanover to Essen.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 Hanover to Essen 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.
There are 3 travel options between Hanover and Essen. You can take a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Essen is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Essen:
A bus is $206 (€179) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $217 (€189) from Hanover to Essen.
Taking a bus costs $3 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $15 (€13) for the same trip.
The distance is approximately 131 miles (212 km) from Hanover to Essen.
The average frequency per day from Hanover to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Hanover to Essen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hanover to Essen:
The following travel companies offer services from Hanover to Essen: