Bus from Hamburg to Essen

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Facts about the bus from Hamburg to Essen

Cheapest Bus$17.75
Fastest Bus5h 25m
Earliest Bus4:40 AM
Latest Bus9:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes5 Ø
Distance191.6 miles
Bus CompaniesFlixBus
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CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses from Hamburg to Essen and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets from Hamburg to Essen over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Hamburg and Essen which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Essen, alternative destinations from Hamburg, and the most popular airport shuttles from Hamburg and Essen.

The cheapest bus routes from Hamburg to Essen

Today
Tomorrow
09/24
from $21.30
09/25
from $23.67
09/26
09/27
from $27.22

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

  • FlixBus
    1:30 PM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 5h 25m
    6:55 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$17.75
  • FlixBus
    4:40 AM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 8h 0m
    12:40 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$22.47
  • FlixBus
    6:15 AM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 6h 15m
    12:30 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$26.02
  • FlixBus
    9:00 PM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 14h 20m
    11:20 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$39.05
  • FlixBus
    6:00 PM
    Hamburg - ZOB central bus station
    Duration 16h 15m
    10:15 AM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$41.42

The cheapest train connections from Hamburg to Essen

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

  • FlixTrain
    4:50 PM
    Hamburg - Central Station
    Duration 3h 10m
    8:00 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$11.83
  • FlixTrain
    8:50 AM
    Hamburg - Central Station
    Duration 3h 11m
    12:01 PM
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from$20.12
  • Deutsche Bahn
    6:46 AM
    Hamburg
    Duration 3h 0m
    9:46 AM
    Essen
    from$20.72
  • Deutsche Bahn
    6:46 AM
    Hamburg
    Duration 3h 12m
    9:58 AM
    Essen
    from$20.72

The cheapest carpooling offers from Hamburg to Essen

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    2:00 PM
    Hamburg
    Duration 4h 0m
    6:00 PM
    Essen
    from$14.21
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:30 AM
    Hamburg
    Duration 4h 10m
    3:40 PM
    Essen
    from$15.39
  • Movacar
    7:00 AM
    Hamburg
    Duration 3h 58m
    10:58 AM
    Essen
    from$67.98
  • Movacar
    8:00 AM
    Hamburg
    Duration 3h 58m
    11:58 AM
    Essen
    from$67.98

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Bus Hamburg to Essen: Further Information

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Bus stops in Hamburg and Essen

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

FAQs about the bus route Hamburg to Essen

How much does a bus trip from Hamburg to Essen cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $17.75. Compare offers to save money!

How long does a bus journey from Hamburg to Essen take?

The fastest bus from Hamburg to Essen starts at 5h 25m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Hamburg to Essen?

The earliest bus to Essen from Hamburg starts at 4:40 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Hamburg to Essen?

The latest bus trip from Hamburg to Essen starts at 9:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Is there a direct bus from Hamburg to Essen?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Hamburg to Essen. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Essen from Hamburg.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Hamburg to Essen?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Hamburg - Essen route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment does the bus from Hamburg to Essen have?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Hamburg to Essen on your planned travel date.

Compare Hamburg and Essen

$6.16
$5.80
Hamburg
Essen
A cab ride in Hamburg is 6% more expensive than in Essen.
$3.55
$3.08
Hamburg
Essen
A bus fare in Hamburg is 14% more expensive than in Essen.
$4.14
$4.74
Hamburg
Essen
A large beer in Hamburg is 13% cheaper than in Essen.
$0.50
$0.44
Hamburg
Essen
A bottle of water in Hamburg is 12% more expensive than in Essen.
$12.32
$6.31
Hamburg
Essen
A meal in Hamburg is 49% more expensive than in Essen.

Bus routes from Hamburg and Essen

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