How to travel from Nijmegen to Essen

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Travel Information from Nijmegen to Essen

distanceDistance56 miles (90 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€16) • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€22) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 56 miles (90 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Nijmegen to Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Nijmegen to Essen.

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Travel between Nijmegen, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

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

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

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 8/8/22. 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 Nijmegen.

The restriction level for your return to Nijmegen, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Nijmegen from Essen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Nijmegen, Netherlands?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 7/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Nijmegen from Essen closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Nijmegen to Essen. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Essen from Nijmegen is by taking a bus with an average price of $17 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

Taking a bus is about $6 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€22) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel from Nijmegen to Essen is by train, which takes on average 1 h 44 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Essen by bus can take on average 1 h 50 min.

You should expect to travel around 56 miles (90 km) between Nijmegen and Essen.

The average frequency per day from Nijmegen to Essen is:

  • Around 24 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Nijmegen and 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 when traveling from Nijmegen to Essen:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Nijmegen, Tunnelweg and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Nijmegen and arrive in Essen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Nijmegen to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Essen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Nijmegen to Essen tickets on Omio for $17 (€16).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Essen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Nijmegen to Essen tickets on Omio for $24 (€22).
Looking to extend your trip from Nijmegen to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Nijmegen to Essen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Paris from Essen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Nijmegen to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $17 (€16) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $24 (€22) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Nijmegen 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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