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from The Hague to Essen

You can get from The Hague to Essen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from The Hague to Essen on Dec 1 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:10PMThe Hague Centraal3h24 07:34PMEssen Hbf
3 changes
$301One-way
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04:10PMThe Hague Centraal3h24 07:34PMEssen Hbf
3 changes
$301One-way
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04:55PMThe Hague Centraal3h48 08:43PMEssen Hbf
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$301One-way
12:10PMThe Hague Centraal3h23 03:33PMEssen Hbf
3 changes
$301One-way
01:55PMThe Hague Centraal3h48 05:43PMEssen Hbf
2 changes
$301One-way

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Tue
Nov 30
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$669KLM
Wed
Dec 1
$30Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Dec 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
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Sat
Dec 4
$23Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19Flixbus
$178KLM

Travel Information to Essen from The Hague

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $281
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $281 (€231) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 123 miles (199 km) between The Hague and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from The Hague to Essen.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Essen, Germany from The Hague, Netherlands currently allowed?

International travel from The Hague, Netherlands to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Essen if traveling from The Hague?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Essen, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from The Hague to Essen.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Essen, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to The Hague, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter The Hague, Netherlands from Essen, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to The Hague from Essen?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in The Hague, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. 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 The Hague from Essen here.

How do I travel from The Hague to Essen?

There are 3 ways to get from The Hague to Essen: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from The Hague to Essen?

The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Essen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Essen:

Taking a bus is about $259 (€213) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $281 (€231) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Essen, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from The Hague to Essen?

The fastest way from The Hague to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 32 min.

What is the distance between The Hague and Essen?

The distance is approximately 123 miles (199 km) from The Hague to Essen.

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

The average frequency per day from The Hague to Essen is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from The Hague to Essen:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from The Hague, Schedeldoekshaven and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travelers board their train from Den Haag Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from The Hague to Essen?

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

  • Lufthansa can get you to Essen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from The Hague to Essen for $281 (€231) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Essen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus The Hague to Essen tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Essen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from The Hague to Essen for $23 (€19).
Can I travel directly between The Hague and Essen?

Yes, there are direct routes from The Hague to Essen with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Essen with with 16 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from The Hague to Essen?
Omio customers who travel from The Hague to Essen often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Essen and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy The Hague to Essen tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $281 (€231) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $22 (€18) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $23 (€19) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking The Hague 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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