You can get from London to Essen by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Essen on Oct 22 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||306 miles (494 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or bus|
|Ticket price range||$57 - $110|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $57 (€47) • 15 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $110 (€90) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings or Flixbus|
Travel 306 miles (494 km) by flight or bus to Essen from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $57 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Essen.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of entry into Germany:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 10/20/21. 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 between London and Essen.
The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.
Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 10/20/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Essen here.
There are 2 travel options from London to Essen: flight or bus.
The cheapest way to get from London to Essen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $57 (€47) compared to other travel options to Essen:
Taking a bus is about $53 (€43) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $110 (€90) for this journey.
The fastest way from London to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 15 h 30 min.
Essen is approximately 306 miles (494 km) away from London.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Essen:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before traveling from London to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London to Essen 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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