How to get from Lille to Essen by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Lille to Essen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||180 miles (291 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $22 (€20) • 7 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus|
Travel 180 miles (291 km) by bus from Lille to Essen. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Lille to Essen.
You can travel by bus for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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Travel Lille to Essen by bus.
The Lille to Essen distance is around 180 miles (291 km).
The average frequency per day from Lille to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Essen from Lille as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lille to Essen:
The following travel company offer services from Lille to Essen: