How to travel from Koblenz to Essen

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from Koblenz to Essen

How to get from Koblenz to Essen by train or bus.

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

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Travel Information from Koblenz to Essen

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$13 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 79 miles (128 km) by train or bus to Essen from Koblenz. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Koblenz to Essen.

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Travel to Essen from Koblenz on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus 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 the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Koblenz and Essen. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Koblenz to Essen

      FAQs: Travel to Essen 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 Koblenz to Essen.

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

      The cheapest way to travel between Koblenz and Essen is a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

      This is compared to other travel options from Koblenz to Essen:

      A bus is $8 (€7) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Koblenz to Essen costing on average $21 (€18).

      The quickest way to travel to Essen from Koblenz is by train, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Essen by bus takes 5 h 45 min on average.

      The Koblenz to Essen distance is around 79 miles (128 km).

      The average frequency per day from Koblenz to Essen is:

      • 11 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Koblenz, Hauptbahnhof and tend to arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
      • Trains most often depart from Koblenz at Koblenz Hbf and arrive in Essen at Essen Hbf.

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

      • You can take a bus from Koblenz to Essen with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $13 (€11) with FlixBus from Koblenz to Essen.
      • You can take a train from Koblenz to Essen with Deutsche Bahn or National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Koblenz to Essen.

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

      • You can check for a direct train to Essen with Deutsche Bahn with 6 direct trains per day.

      Direct services to Essen 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 trip.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Koblenz to Essen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Koblenz and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

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