How to travel from Utrecht to Essen

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Travel Information from Utrecht to Essen

distanceDistance91 miles (147 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $48
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€17) • 4 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $48 (€43) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 91 miles (147 km) from Utrecht to Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Utrecht to Essen.

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Travel from Utrecht, Netherlands to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Utrecht restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Essen, Germany from Utrecht?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Utrecht and Essen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Utrecht, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Utrecht, Netherlands was last verified on 5/16/22. 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 Utrecht from Essen.

There are 2 ways to travel from Utrecht to Essen including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Essen from Utrecht is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:

A bus is $29 (€26) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Utrecht to Essen costing on average $48 (€43).

The fastest way to get to Essen from Utrecht is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 54 min.

The distance is approximately 91 miles (147 km) from Utrecht to Essen.

The average frequency per day from Utrecht to Essen is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Utrecht to Essen depart from Utrecht, Jaarbeursplein to Essen, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Utrecht Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Utrecht 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 Utrecht to Essen tickets on Omio for $19 (€17).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Utrecht to Essen tickets on Omio for $48 (€43).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Utrecht 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 Utrecht and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $19 (€17) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€43) one way on average.

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

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