How to travel from Warsaw to Essen

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from Warsaw to Essen

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Warsaw to Essen on Aug 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:10PMWarsaw Chopin Airport5h30 09:40PMDusseldorf Airport
1 transfer
1521One-way
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03:15PMWarsaw18h25 09:40AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
0 transfers
591One-way
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08:12AMWarszawa Centralna11h23 07:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1201One-way
07:53AMWarszawa Wschodnia11h42 07:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1201One-way
06:14AMWarszawa Centralna11h21 05:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1201One-way

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Travel Information between Warsaw and Essen

distanceDistance598 miles (964 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $201
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $56 (€52) • 13 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $201 (€186) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSindbad, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 598 miles (964 km) from Warsaw to Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight 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 $56 (€52). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Sindbad, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Warsaw to Essen.

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FAQs

International travel from Warsaw, Poland to Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Poland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22; 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 to Essen from Warsaw.

The current restriction level for returning to Warsaw, Poland from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Warsaw, Poland from Essen, Germany?

Reentering Poland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Warsaw, Poland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Poland 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. 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 Warsaw from Essen here.

There are 4 travel options from Warsaw to Essen: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Essen from Warsaw is by taking a bus, which costs on average $56 (€52).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:

A bus is generally $145 (€134) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $201 (€186) from Warsaw to Essen.

A bus is generally $40 (€37) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $96 (€89) from Warsaw to Essen.

The quickest way to travel from Warsaw to Essen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 33 min.

In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 10 h 20 min.

The distance is approximately 598 miles (964 km) from Warsaw to Essen.

The average frequency per day from Warsaw to Essen is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Essen from Warsaw 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 from Warsaw to Essen:

  • Buses from Warsaw to Essen most often leave from Bus station Warsaw-Wschodnia, Kyivska street; house 20 and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

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

  • Travel with Sindbad to go to Essen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Sindbad Warsaw to Essen tickets on Omio for $56 (€52).
  • Travel with HOP! For flights to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for HOP! Warsaw to Essen tickets on Omio for $201 (€186).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Essen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Warsaw to Essen for $96 (€89) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Warsaw to Essen with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Sindbad with 2 direct buses per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Warsaw to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Warsaw 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 Warsaw 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 costs $56 (€52) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $201 (€186) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $96 (€89) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Warsaw 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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