|Distance||472 miles (761 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$68 - $158|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $68 (€63) • 15 h 7 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $158 (€147) • 1 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 472 miles (761 km) to Essen from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $68 (€63). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Vienna to Essen.
Travel between Vienna, Austria and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
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 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 Vienna.
The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.
Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. 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 Vienna from Essen here.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Vienna and Essen. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Essen from Vienna is by taking a bus with an average price of $68 (€63).
This is compared to other travel options to Essen:
Taking a bus is usually $91 (€84) less than taking a flight to Essen, which costs on average $158 (€147) for the same trip.
A bus is $29 (€27) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Vienna to Essen costing on average $97 (€90).
The quickest way to travel between Vienna and Essen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 15 h 7 min on average.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 43 min.
The distance is approximately 472 miles (761 km) from Vienna to Essen.
The average frequency per day from Vienna to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Essen from Vienna 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 Vienna to Essen:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Vienna to Essen with the following travel companies:
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 trip.
Before traveling from Vienna to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Vienna 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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