How to travel from London to Essen

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Travel Information to Essen from London

distanceDistance306 miles (494 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $78 (€70) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurowings

Travel 306 miles (494 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from London to Essen. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Eurowings among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Essen.

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FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Essen from London?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Essen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 6/29/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Essen from London.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to London from Essen restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Essen?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 6/29/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Essen closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Essen from London including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Essen from London is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

A ferry is $49 (€44) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from London to Essen costing on average $49 (€44).

A ferry is $78 (€70) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Essen costing on average $78 (€70).

A ferry is generally $4 (€4) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $4 (€4) from London to Essen.

The quickest way to travel from London to Essen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 9 h 30 min.

The distance from London to Essen is approximately 306 miles (494 km).

The average frequency per day from London to Essen is:

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

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

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

  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus between London and Essen with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus London to Essen tickets for $49 (€44) on Omio.
  • You can travel from London to Essen by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $78 (€70) with Eurowings from London to Essen.
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Essen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from London to Essen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $49 (€44) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $78 (€70) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $4 (€4) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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