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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 $24.75. Sometimes, there are differences in travel times, depending on whether you pick a bus from PolskiBus, Eurolines Germany, FlixBus and Busbud but buses from Essen to Berlin could take as little as 7 hr 21 min. Just click "Find Now" and see all available departure times!
  Bus Berlin - Essen    282 mi
Ø Bus connections20 x
Savings-50%

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
      2:00 PM
      9:05 PM
    11 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      4:20 PM
      10:40 PM
    26 Mar
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:20 PM
      9:25 PM
    18 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      2:15 PM
      9:05 PM
    11 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      10:00 AM
      5:40 PM
    17 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $19.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:20 AM
    23 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.95
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:20 AM
    21 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.95
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:59 PM
      7:10 AM
    24 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.95
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:40 PM
    21 Nov
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:40 PM
    6 Jan
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:40 PM
    6 Dec
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:40 PM
    27 Dec
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:45 PM
    2 Jan
    Distribusion
    from $30.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      6:40 AM
      2:45 PM
    24 Dec
    Distribusion
    from $30.00


  Train Berlin - Essen    282 mi

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
      11:53 PM
      5:47 AM
    27 Nov
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:54 PM
      6:02 AM
    6 Dec
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      7:31 PM
      11:22 PM
    18 Nov
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:53 PM
      6:06 AM
    19 Nov
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90


  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
      11:10 PM
    17 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $21.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      1:30 PM
      7:00 PM
    19 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      1:40 PM
      7:50 PM
    17 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00
  • Berlin
    Essen
      11:00 AM
      5:30 PM
    17 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00


  Bus Essen - Berlin    282 mi
Ø Bus connections20 x
Savings-50%

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
      12:45 PM
      8:00 PM
    25 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      4:10 PM
      11:15 PM
    11 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:40 AM
      6:05 PM
    29 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      4:10 PM
      11:35 PM
    30 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      9:00 AM
      4:00 PM
    25 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      8:40 AM
      3:00 PM
    26 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      1:30 PM
      8:40 PM
    18 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $19.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    20 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.95
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    21 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.95
  • Essen
    Berlin
      10:30 PM
      6:00 AM
    26 Nov
    +1
    PolskiBus
    from $20.95
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:15 PM
      8:25 PM
    11 Dec
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:15 PM
      8:25 PM
    24 Dec
    Eurolines Germany
    from $22.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:15 PM
      8:30 PM
    12 Mar
    Distribusion
    from $30.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:15 PM
      8:30 PM
    28 Dec
    Distribusion
    from $30.00


  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
      5:36 AM
      9:06 AM
    21 Nov
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      8:35 PM
      12:09 AM
    24 Dec
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:05 AM
      5:33 AM
    7 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $19.90
  • Essen
    Berlin
      12:05 AM
      5:33 AM
    8 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $24.90


  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
      6:00 PM
      12:10 AM
    17 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $19.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      4:40 PM
      10:40 PM
    19 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      8:10 PM
      2:20 AM
    19 Nov
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.00
  • Essen
    Berlin
      7:00 AM
      1:00 PM
    8 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.00


Current ticket prices

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

More on bus features and services

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 PolskiBus. 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!

Berlin and Essen: Useful Info

Berlin
3.43 Million
Essen
0.59 Million
Taxi
$6.97
$5.79
Berlin
Essen
A cab ride in Berlin is 17% more expensive than in Essen.
Local buses
$3.19
$3.07
Berlin
Essen
A bus fare in Berlin is 4% more expensive than in Essen.
Beer
$3.54
$4.73
Berlin
Essen
A large beer in Berlin is 26% cheaper than in Essen.
Water
$0.55
$0.44
Berlin
Essen
A bottle of water in Berlin is 21% more expensive than in Essen.
Meal
$9.67
$6.30
Berlin
Essen
A meal in Berlin is 35% more expensive than in Essen.