Bus Brussels to Essen and return

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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 $14.50. Simply click the "Find Now" button and enjoy the ride!

Brussels to Essen Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$14.50
Fastest Bus3h 25m
Distance122.7 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Eurolines France, Eurolines Germany
  Bus Brussels - Essen    123 mi
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-59%

The cheapest bus routes from Brussels 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
  • Brussels
    Essen
      3:10 PM
      7:00 PM
    7 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Brussels
    Essen
      9:10 AM
      12:35 PM
    21 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Brussels
    Essen
      2:25 AM
      7:55 AM
    10 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Brussels
    Essen
      4:15 PM
      8:05 PM
    23 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $16.74
  • Brussels
    Essen
      9:25 AM
      12:50 PM
    10 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $16.74
  • Brussels
    Essen
      8:55 PM
      1:00 AM
    5 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $16.74
  • Brussels
    Essen
      11:00 AM
      4:15 PM
    5 Nov
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $16.75
  • Brussels
    Essen
      11:00 AM
      4:15 PM
    5 Nov
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $16.75
  • Brussels
    Essen
      11:00 AM
      4:15 PM
    5 Nov
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $16.75
  • Brussels
    Essen
      11:00 AM
      4:15 PM
    5 Nov
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $16.75
  • Brussels
    Essen
      8:55 PM
      1:00 AM
    21 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $18.97
  • Brussels
    Essen
      5:30 PM
      10:10 PM
    5 Nov
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $27.91
  • Brussels
    Essen
      5:30 PM
      10:10 PM
    25 Oct
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $31.26
  • Brussels
    Essen
      5:30 PM
      10:10 PM
    25 Oct
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $35.73


  Train Brussels - Essen    123 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Brussels to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Brussels
    Essen
      10:28 AM
      3:21 PM
    21 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Brussels
    Essen
      10:28 AM
      3:21 PM
    21 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Brussels
    Essen
      7:55 AM
      10:57 AM
    24 Oct
    ThalysThalys
    from $71.46
  • Brussels
    Essen
      9:25 AM
      12:15 PM
    23 Oct
    ThalysThalys
    from $84.85


  Carpooling Brussels - Essen    123 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Brussels to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Brussels
    Essen
      6:30 AM
      9:00 AM
    24 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.40
  • Brussels
    Essen
      9:00 AM
      11:40 AM
    5 Nov
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $16.75


  Bus Essen - Brussels    123 mi
Ø Bus connections16 x
Savings-32%

The cheapest bus routes from Essen to Brussels

%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
    Brussels
      10:45 PM
      3:55 AM
    8 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      10:45 PM
      3:55 AM
    10 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      5:55 PM
      10:05 PM
    24 Oct
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      4:35 AM
      8:55 AM
    9 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      10:25 AM
      2:10 PM
    9 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      6:30 PM
      10:05 PM
    9 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      10:45 PM
      3:55 AM
    9 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      10:45 PM
      3:55 AM
    10 Nov
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $14.50
  • Essen
    Brussels
      10:20 AM
      2:05 PM
    10 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $16.74
  • Essen
    Brussels
      12:40 PM
      4:25 PM
    10 Nov
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $16.74
  • Essen
    Brussels
      9:45 AM
      3:00 PM
    14 Nov
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $18.98
  • Essen
    Brussels
      9:45 AM
      3:00 PM
    8 Nov
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $21.21
  • Essen
    Brussels
      9:45 AM
      3:00 PM
    8 Nov
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $21.21
  • Essen
    Brussels
      9:45 AM
      3:00 PM
    10 Nov
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from $21.21


  Train Essen - Brussels    123 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Brussels

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Brussels
      12:41 PM
      5:23 PM
    25 Oct
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Essen
    Brussels
      12:41 PM
      5:22 PM
    25 Oct
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $22.22
  • Essen
    Brussels
      5:49 PM
      8:35 PM
    23 Oct
    ThalysThalys
    from $37.96
  • Essen
    Brussels
      5:49 PM
      8:35 PM
    24 Oct
    ThalysThalys
    from $37.96


  Carpooling Essen - Brussels    123 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Brussels

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Brussels
      5:00 PM
      8:00 PM
    24 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $11.17
  • Essen
    Brussels
      9:40 AM
      12:50 PM
    25 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $12.28
  • Essen
    Brussels
      7:30 PM
      10:00 PM
    24 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.40


Current ticket prices

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 $14.50 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)

More on bus features and services

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!

Brussels and Essen: Useful Info

Brussels
1.02 Million
Essen
0.59 Million
Taxi
$6.70
$5.47
Brussels
Essen
A cab ride in Brussels is 19% more expensive than in Essen.
Local buses
$2.34
$2.90
Brussels
Essen
A bus fare in Brussels is 20% cheaper than in Essen.
Beer
$4.47
$4.47
Brussels
Essen
A large beer in Brussels is 0% more expensive than in Essen.
Water
$1.06
$0.42
Brussels
Essen
A bottle of water in Brussels is 61% more expensive than in Essen.
Meal
$18.04
$5.95
Brussels
Essen
A meal in Brussels is 68% more expensive than in Essen.
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