Bus Berlin to Essen and return

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Facts about the bus from Berlin to Essen

Cheapest Bus$3.54
Fastest Bus7h 0m
Earliest Bus2:55 AM
Latest Bus11:59 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance281.8 miles
Bus CompaniesBlaBlaBus, Eurolines Lithuania, PolskiBus, Eurolines Germany, FlixBus

The cheapest bus routes from Berlin to Essen

Today
from $23.74
Tomorrow
from $23.74
08/09
from $17.80
08/10
from $23.74
08/11
08/12

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • BlaBlaBus
    8:35 AM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    Duration 11h 10m
    7:45 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$3.54
  • Eurolines Lithuania
    6:40 AM
    Berlin
    Duration 8h 5m
    2:45 PM
    Essen
    from$18.29
  • PolskiBus
    11:59 PM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    Duration 7h 21m
    7:20 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$23.95
  • PolskiBus
    11:59 PM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    Duration 7h 11m
    7:10 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$23.95
  • Eurolines Germany
    6:40 AM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    Duration 8h 0m
    2:40 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$26.12
  • FlixBus
    11:59 PM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    Duration 7h 51m
    7:50 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$29.67
  • FlixBus
    3:15 AM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    Duration 7h 0m
    10:15 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$29.67
  • FlixBus
    2:55 AM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    Duration 7h 20m
    10:15 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$29.67
  • FlixBus
    11:59 PM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    Duration 7h 56m
    7:55 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$29.67
  • FlixBus
    10:00 AM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    Duration 8h 40m
    6:40 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$41.55

The cheapest train connections from Berlin to Essen

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Deutsche Bahn
    8:44 PM
    Berlin
    Duration 5h 22m
    2:06 AM
    Essen
    from$37.88
  • Deutsche Bahn
    12:41 AM
    Berlin
    Duration 7h 28m
    8:09 AM
    Essen
    from$43.82

The cheapest carpooling offers from Berlin to Essen

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    11:00 AM
    Berlin
    Duration 5h 50m
    4:50 PM
    Essen
    from$21.37
  • BlaBlaCar
    6:00 PM
    Berlin
    Duration 5h 50m
    11:50 PM
    Essen
    from$29.69
  • Movacar
    6:00 PM
    Berlin
    Duration 5h 53m
    11:53 PM
    Essen
    from$67.49

The cheapest bus routes from Essen to Berlin

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • BlaBlaBus
    7:10 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 13h 25m
    8:35 PM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    from$3.54
  • BlaBlaBus
    7:10 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 12h 15m
    7:25 PM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    from$8.29
  • Eurolines Lithuania
    12:15 PM
    Essen
    Duration 8h 15m
    8:30 PM
    Berlin
    from$18.29
  • FlixBus
    10:10 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 8h 10m
    6:20 AM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    from$23.74
  • FlixBus
    8:05 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 7h 20m
    3:25 AM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    from$23.74
  • PolskiBus
    10:30 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 7h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    from$23.95
  • Eurolines Germany
    12:15 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 8h 10m
    8:25 PM
    Berlin - Central bus station
    from$26.12
  • FlixBus
    8:05 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 7h 0m
    3:05 AM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    from$29.67

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Berlin

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • FlixTrain
    4:56 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 4h 37m
    9:33 PM
    Berlin - Bus Station Zoo
    from$23.74
  • Deutsche Bahn
    12:29 AM
    Essen
    Duration 7h 57m
    8:26 AM
    Berlin
    from$43.82
  • Deutsche Bahn
    11:49 PM
    Essen
    Duration 5h 47m
    5:36 AM
    Berlin
    from$56.88

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Berlin

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    4:40 PM
    Essen
    Duration 6h 20m
    11:00 PM
    Berlin
    from$27.31
  • BlaBlaCar
    5:00 AM
    Essen
    Duration 6h 0m
    11:00 AM
    Berlin
    from$29.69
  • Movacar
    11:00 AM
    Essen
    Duration 5h 53m
    4:53 PM
    Berlin
    from$67.49
  • Movacar
    12:00 PM
    Essen
    Duration 5h 53m
    5:53 PM
    Berlin
    from$67.49

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

Buses from Berlin to Essen run regularly. Whether you want to travel first thing in the morning or late at night, there are scheduled services connecting both cities. You’re likely to get a cheap ticket for $3.54. Sometimes, there are differences in travel times, depending on which company you pick a bus from. FlixBus, BlaBlaBus and offer routes from Essen to Berlin, with the fastest bus taking as little as 7h 20m. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!
Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming more and more popular. It's not only affordable but it's also environmentally friendly thanks to its low carbon emissions. Traveling by bus has also become as comfortable as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus operators have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board features by offering everything from power outlets, USB plugs, to free wireless internet. When taking a look at the search results shown on our page, you can immediately see all features offered by all bus operators. For instance, free wireless internet can be found on board most buses operated by FlixBus. That way you'll be able to check your twitter feed while on the road. A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus operators. Your trip from Essen to Berlin can become a lot easier if you do your research before you travel. Most bus operators offering intercity bus rides from Berlin to Essen, allow you to take a regular-size baggage in addition to carry-on baggage. Additional luggage or bulky luggage can usually be booked for a few dollars (or the currency of the country you're traveling in). Take a look at the exact location of the bus stations in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current special offers for your Berlin – Essen bus. The choice is yours - begin traveling smart now!
There's two things to consider when it comes to picking the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices for your ride from Berlin to Essen. Tickets are normally cheapest when booked in advance. Should you book last-minute, you might have to pay a bit more. Number two is to compare traveling times because there can be significant differences. So, if you don't want to spend too much time on the road, simply pick the fastest bus.

Bus stops in Berlin and Essen

Stations
Freiheit , 45127 Essen (Germany)
Am Grugapark , 45131 Essen (Germany)
Am Porschepl. , 45127 Essen (Germany)

Compare Berlin and Essen

$7.00
$5.82
Berlin
Essen
A cab ride in Berlin is 17% more expensive than in Essen.
$3.21
$3.09
Berlin
Essen
A bus fare in Berlin is 4% more expensive than in Essen.
$3.56
$4.75
Berlin
Essen
A large beer in Berlin is 26% cheaper than in Essen.
$0.55
$0.44
Berlin
Essen
A bottle of water in Berlin is 21% more expensive than in Essen.
$9.72
$6.33
Berlin
Essen
A meal in Berlin is 35% more expensive than in Essen.

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