Bus Essen to Leipzig and return

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If you want to take a bus from Essen to Leipzig, you’ll look at ticket prices starting from $19.94, with the shortest trip duration being 6h 0m. Use our bus search engine to find the ideal bus from Leipzig to Essen and pick amongst the offers of FlixBus and . Just click the "Find Now" button to see all available buses and pick the best option!

Essen to Leipzig Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$19.94
Fastest Bus6h 0m
Distance231.3 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus, Eurolines France
  Bus Essen - Leipzig    231 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-71%

The cheapest bus routes from Essen to Leipzig

%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
    Leipzig
      7:44 AM
      4:15 PM
    20 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $19.94
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      10:25 PM
      4:25 AM
    16 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      10:25 PM
      4:25 AM
    15 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      8:40 AM
      4:55 PM
    21 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      10:25 PM
      4:25 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      8:40 AM
      4:55 PM
    23 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      10:25 PM
      4:25 AM
    23 Jan
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      3:15 PM
      4:00 PM
    3 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $63.22
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      3:15 PM
      4:00 PM
    3 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $68.76


  Train Essen - Leipzig    231 mi
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Leipzig

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      11:33 PM
      6:19 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $33.16
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      11:46 PM
      6:19 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $33.16
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      7:00 PM
      4:52 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $37.60
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      12:08 AM
      6:13 AM
    23 Jan
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $37.60


  Carpooling Essen - Leipzig    231 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Leipzig

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      1:00 PM
      6:00 PM
    23 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $19.96
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      4:30 PM
      9:40 PM
    20 Jan
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $25.51
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      5:30 PM
      10:19 PM
    21 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.62
  • Essen
    Leipzig
      5:30 PM
      10:19 PM
    22 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.62


  Bus Leipzig - Essen    231 mi
Ø Bus connections11 x
Savings-71%

The cheapest bus routes from Leipzig 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
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:40 AM
      6:48 PM
    15 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $19.94
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:55 PM
      5:55 AM
    25 Jan
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:55 AM
      8:10 PM
    21 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:55 AM
      8:10 PM
    22 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:55 AM
      8:10 PM
    23 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:55 PM
      5:55 AM
    23 Jan
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:55 PM
      5:55 AM
    20 Jan
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from $21.06
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      1:00 PM
      1:05 PM
    3 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $47.69
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      1:00 PM
      1:05 PM
    3 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $51.02
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      1:00 PM
      1:05 PM
    3 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $58.78
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      1:00 PM
      4:15 PM
    3 Feb
    +1
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from $68.76


  Train Leipzig - Essen    231 mi

The cheapest train connections from Leipzig to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      10:36 PM
      6:58 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $26.51
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      10:53 PM
      6:58 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $26.51
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      10:36 PM
      6:58 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $26.51
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      10:53 PM
      6:58 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from $26.51


  Carpooling Leipzig - Essen    231 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Leipzig to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      11:30 PM
      5:00 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $23.29
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      10:30 PM
      6:50 AM
    22 Jan
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $27.73
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      5:30 PM
      10:19 PM
    21 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.62
  • Leipzig
    Essen
      5:30 PM
      10:19 PM
    22 Jan
    MovacarMovacar
    from $69.62


Current ticket prices

There's two things to look out for when it comes to picking the perfect bus. Number one is to compare prices. For the ride from Essen to Leipzig, they start from $19.94 but can be slightly more expensive if you don't book in advance. Number two is to compare travel times since 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 Essen and Leipzig

  Stations
Sachsenseite 3, 04103 Leipzig (Germany)
Dittrichring 11, 04109 Leipzig (Germany)

More on bus features and services

Don't settle for less! No matter how you want to travel, our smart bus search will help you pick just the right bus. On your intercity bus from Essen to Leipzig you might be looking for a particularly short travel time, for the cheapest bus ticket or for the best on-board amenities.

While carry-on luggage is usually allowed free of charge, there might be limitations regarding additional baggage or oversized baggage. If you want to bring a very large bag exceeding the usual measurements on a bus from Leipzig to Essen, then you should opt for an offer provided by FlixBus.

The details of every individual bus schedule are displayed in our search results and you can also see if they are free of charge or not: Just check for the operator that allows you to take your pet or that has wireless internet at no extra cost, power outlets and a good selection of drinks. You'll also find other useful info on CheckMyBus, such as details on current special discounts. Travel smart!

Essen and Leipzig: Useful Info

Essen
0.59 Million
Leipzig
0.50 Million
Taxi
$5.43
$6.10
Essen
Leipzig
A cab ride in Essen is 11% cheaper than in Leipzig.
Local buses
$2.88
$2.88
Essen
Leipzig
A bus fare in Essen is 0% more expensive than in Leipzig.
Beer
$4.44
$3.33
Essen
Leipzig
A large beer in Essen is 26% more expensive than in Leipzig.
Water
$0.41
$0.28
Essen
Leipzig
A bottle of water in Essen is 32% more expensive than in Leipzig.
Meal
$5.92
$9.61
Essen
Leipzig
A meal in Essen is 39% cheaper than in Leipzig.
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