Bus Berlin to Essen and return

Cheap bus and train tickets for trips from Essen to Berlin and return

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A bus from Berlin to Essen or from Essen to Berlin is currently available from 4 operators: PolskiBus, Eurolines Germany, FlixBus and Busbud. The choice is yours! You can opt for the fastest bus on this route, served by PolskiBus or you can go for the cheapest bus from Essen to Berlin, which is only $24.96. Just click the "Find Now" button and enjoy your trip!
  Bus Berlin - Essen    282 mi
Ø Bus connections20 x
Savings-59%

The cheapest bus routes from Berlin to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:30 PM
      9:25 PM
    25 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      8:35 AM
      3:40 PM
    10 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      12:40 PM
      7:35 PM
    30 Sep
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:00 PM
      9:05 PM
    16 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:00 PM
      9:05 PM
    11 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:30 PM
      9:25 PM
    21 Sep
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $19.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:30 AM
    25 Sep
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:30 AM
    4 Oct
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:30 AM
    6 Oct
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:30 AM
    29 Sep
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:30 AM
    22 Sep
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:30 AM
    26 Sep
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:40 PM
    7 Oct
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:40 PM
    24 Sep
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00


  Train Berlin - Essen    282 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Berlin to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Berlin
    Essen
      8:39 PM
      2:04 AM
    26 Sep
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      7:49 PM
      11:22 PM
    25 Oct
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      5:38 AM
      9:34 AM
    28 Sep
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $24.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:53 PM
      6:02 AM
    25 Sep
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $29.90


  Carpooling Berlin - Essen    282 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Berlin to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Berlin
    Essen
      5:00 PM
      11:00 PM
    26 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:00 PM
      7:20 PM
    24 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:00 PM
      7:50 PM
    30 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $26.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:00 PM
      8:20 PM
    1 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $26.00


  Bus Essen - Berlin    282 mi
Ø Bus connections20 x
Savings-59%

The cheapest bus routes from Essen to Berlin

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Essen
    Berlin
      4:15 PM
      11:20 PM
    3 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $9.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      2:55 PM
      10:00 PM
    5 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      4:10 PM
      11:35 PM
    16 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      2:55 PM
      10:00 PM
    19 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      2:55 PM
      10:00 PM
    2 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      2:55 PM
      10:00 PM
    2 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    24 Sep
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    3 Oct
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    22 Oct
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    29 Sep
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    6 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.79
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:15 PM
      8:25 PM
    1 Oct
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:15 PM
      8:25 PM
    28 Oct
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00


  Train Essen - Berlin    282 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Berlin

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Berlin
      8:23 PM
      12:09 AM
    26 Sep
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      8:35 PM
      12:09 AM
    27 Sep
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $24.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      8:23 PM
      12:09 AM
    25 Sep
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $24.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      11:23 AM
      3:06 PM
    14 Oct
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $29.90


  Carpooling Essen - Berlin    282 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Berlin

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Berlin
      3:00 PM
      9:30 PM
    22 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      6:00 PM
      12:00 AM
    22 Sep
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      4:30 PM
      10:20 PM
    21 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $24.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      4:00 AM
      10:30 AM
    29 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00


Current ticket prices

Traveling by bus is one of the most affordable options for visiting relatives or simply seeing new places. For your bus ride from Berlin to Essen, there's tickets available starting at only $24.96 But be quick: if you book last-minute, you might have to pay a bit more. One final piece of advice: compare prices for different departure times if you're flexible timewise. Taking a later bus can allow you to save some dollars on top.

Bus stops in Berlin and Essen

  Stations
Hardenbergplatz 15, 10623 Berlin (Germany)
Masurenallee 4, Berlin (Germany)
  Stations
Am Hauptbahnhof 5 , Essen (Germany)

More on bus features and services

Finding a cheap bus ticket from Berlin to Essen can become quite a chore if you don’t know where to look. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. You can compare all the offers available and pick the perfect bus! Go for the fastest bus if you need to get there fast, pick the cheapest one if you want to get more bang for your buck or select the one that offers the best on-board features.

While carry-on luggage, air conditioning and extra legroom are becoming the norm on most buses, some companies go the extra mile and offer modern appliances such as power outlets (sometimes in every single row) or free WiFi. Just enter your point of departure, destination and your preferred date of travel and let our smart bus search engine work its magic. For instance, when you take a bus from Essen to Berlin, free WiFi can be found on board most buses operated by PolskiBus.

We’ll help you pick the best offer so that your bus trip from Berlin to Essen and back is as, or even more convenient than taking the train or flying.

Berlin and Essen: Useful Info

Berlin
3.43 Million
Essen
0.59 Million
Taxi
$7.08
$5.88
Berlin
Essen
A cab ride in Berlin is 17% more expensive than in Essen.
Local buses
$3.24
$3.12
Berlin
Essen
A bus fare in Berlin is 4% more expensive than in Essen.
Beer
$3.60
$4.80
Berlin
Essen
A large beer in Berlin is 26% cheaper than in Essen.
Water
$0.56
$0.45
Berlin
Essen
A bottle of water in Berlin is 20% more expensive than in Essen.
Meal
$9.83
$6.40
Berlin
Essen
A meal in Berlin is 35% more expensive than in Essen.