Bus Brussels to Essen and return

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Facts about the bus from Brussels to Essen

Cheapest Bus$20.17
Fastest Bus3h 30m
Earliest Bus3:10 AM
Latest Bus8:55 PM
Daily Bus Routes2 Ø
Distance122.7 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Eurolines Germany

The cheapest bus routes from Brussels to Essen

Today
from $17.80
Tomorrow
from $20.17
08/09
from $23.74
08/10
from $20.17
08/11
08/12

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

  • FlixBus
    8:55 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 4h 5m
    1:00 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$20.17
  • FlixBus
    2:40 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 3h 50m
    6:30 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$20.17
  • Eurolines Germany
    5:30 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 4h 40m
    10:10 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$22.56
  • FlixBus
    3:10 AM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 5h 50m
    9:00 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$23.74
  • FlixBus
    9:55 AM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 3h 30m
    1:25 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$23.74
  • FlixBus
    3:40 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 3h 55m
    7:35 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$23.74

The cheapest train connections from Brussels to Essen

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

  • Deutsche Bahn
    10:45 PM
    Brussels
    Duration 11h 25m
    10:10 AM
    Essen
    from$34.32
  • Thalys
    9:25 AM
    Brussels
    Duration 2h 50m
    12:15 PM
    Essen
    from$90.25
  • Thalys
    5:25 PM
    Brussels
    Duration 2h 42m
    8:07 PM
    Essen
    from$90.25

The cheapest carpooling offers from Brussels to Essen

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    8:00 AM
    Brussels
    Duration 3h 50m
    11:50 AM
    Essen
    from$13.06

The cheapest bus routes from Essen to Brussels

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

  • BlaBlaBus
    1:25 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 6h 40m
    8:05 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Midi / Brussel Zuidstation
    from$7.10
  • FlixBus
    6:45 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 30m
    10:15 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from$20.17
  • FlixBus
    4:35 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 4h 20m
    8:55 AM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from$20.17
  • FlixBus
    9:55 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 45m
    1:40 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from$20.17
  • Eurolines Germany
    9:45 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 5h 15m
    3:00 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from$20.19
  • FlixBus
    10:45 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 45m
    2:30 PM
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from$23.74

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Brussels

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

  • Deutsche Bahn
    12:17 PM
    Essen
    Duration 4h 54m
    5:11 PM
    Brussels
    from$41.44
  • Deutsche Bahn
    6:11 AM
    Essen
    Duration 5h 12m
    11:23 AM
    Brussels
    from$41.44
  • OUI.sncf
    10:00 AM
    Essen
    Duration 3h 26m
    1:26 PM
    Brussels
    from$88.35
  • OUI.sncf
    2:05 PM
    Essen
    Duration 3h 21m
    5:26 PM
    Brussels
    from$88.35

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Brussels

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    1:00 PM
    Essen
    Duration 3h 20m
    4:20 PM
    Brussels
    from$17.81

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

Are you trying to find an upcoming bus trip from Brussels to Essen or vice versa? Then our bus search engine can help you find the best option for your travel needs. If you're pressed for time, you can opt for the quickest bus connection, which is offered by . If you’re tight on cash or are simply looking for the best deal, consider the most affordable ticket, which starts at $15.42. Simply click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!
Taking the bus is not only inexpensive but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions. Bus operators have also taken giant steps to modernize their fleet. Most of the on-board features you get when taking the train or flying, can also be found on board a bus. Buses have become the way to travel in the 21st century. Unlike most other transportation modes, if you buy a bus ticket from Brussels to Essen, there’s one company offering complimentary wireless internet: FlixBus. That way you'll be able to tweet your route or get some work done if you're on business. When taking a bus from Essen to Brussels, also check whether the bus of your choice is equipped with entertainment systems. Keep in mind that it’s best to compare offers: The on-board features of the different companies which serve routes from Brussels to Essen and back can differ considerably. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!
Traveling by bus is one of the cheapest options for visiting family and friends or simply discovering new cities. For your bus ride from Brussels to Essen, there's tickets available starting at only $15.42 But be quick: if you book at short notice, you might have to pay a bit more. Here's a suggestion: 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 Brussels and Essen

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

Compare Brussels and Essen

$7.12
$5.82
Brussels
Essen
A cab ride in Brussels is 19% more expensive than in Essen.
$2.49
$3.09
Brussels
Essen
A bus fare in Brussels is 20% cheaper than in Essen.
$4.75
$4.75
Brussels
Essen
A large beer in Brussels is 0% more expensive than in Essen.
$1.13
$0.44
Brussels
Essen
A bottle of water in Brussels is 62% more expensive than in Essen.
$19.19
$6.33
Brussels
Essen
A meal in Brussels is 68% more expensive than in Essen.

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