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from Strasbourg to Essen

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Travel Information to Essen from Strasbourg

distanceDistance200 miles (323 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $66
fastestFastest modeTrain • $66 (€53) • 5 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 200 miles (323 km) by bus or train between Strasbourg and Essen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Strasbourg to Essen.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Strasbourg, France and Essen, Germany allowed?

Travel between Strasbourg, France and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 9/18/21. 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 from Strasbourg to Essen.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Strasbourg, France from Essen, Germany?

Return travel to Strasbourg, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Germany?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Germany?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Strasbourg, France was last verified on 9/18/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Strasbourg from Essen.

How do I get from Strasbourg to Essen?

There are 2 travel options from Strasbourg to Essen: bus or train.

How do I get from Strasbourg to Essen the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Strasbourg to Essen is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

A bus is generally $37 (€30) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $66 (€53) from Strasbourg to Essen.

What is the fastest way to get from Strasbourg to Essen?

The fastest way to get to Essen from Strasbourg is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 12 min.

Other travel options to Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Essen by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

How far is it from Strasbourg to Essen?

You should expect to travel around 200 miles (323 km) between Strasbourg and Essen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Strasbourg to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Strasbourg to Essen is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Strasbourg and Essen, where do I depart from Strasbourg and where do I arrive in Essen?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile and tend to arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Trains most often depart from Strasbourg at Strasbourg and arrive in Essen at Essen Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Strasbourg to Essen?

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

  • You can travel from Strasbourg to Essen by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€23) with Flixbus from Strasbourg to Essen.
  • You can go to Essen from Strasbourg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $66 (€53) with Deutsche Bahn from Strasbourg to Essen on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Strasbourg to Essen?
Many of our customers traveling from Strasbourg to Essen don't make Essen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Essen are Berlin, Hamburg or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Essen to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Strasbourg to Essen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $29 (€23) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $66 (€53) one way.

But we recommend booking Strasbourg 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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