The cheapest buses from Berlin to Essen

Showing times and prices for 1 Dec

Cheapest

£18

Average

£27

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Essen will cost around £ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 18.

10:00Berlin6h00 16:00Essen
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£181One-way
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09:00Berlin, ZOB8h40 17:40Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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£251One-way
00:00Berlin5h50 05:50Essen
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£281One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:15Berlin, ZOB7h00 10:15Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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£301One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:55Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz7h20 10:15Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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£301One-way

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Tue
30 Nov
£42Deutsche Bahn
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£89Eurowings
Wed
1 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£58easyJet
Thu
2 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£53easyJet
Fri
3 Dec
£25Deutsche Bahn
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£48easyJet
Sat
4 Dec
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£62Eurowings
Sun
5 Dec
£25Deutsche Bahn
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£53easyJet
Mon
6 Dec
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£48easyJet
Tue
7 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£48easyJet
Wed
8 Dec
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£43easyJet
Thu
9 Dec
£13FlixTrain
£18Flixbus
£43easyJet
Fri
10 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£43easyJet
Sat
11 Dec
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£53Eurowings
Sun
12 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£39easyJet
Mon
13 Dec
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£36easyJet
Tue
14 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£36easyJet
Wed
15 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£34Eurowings
Thu
16 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£34Eurowings
Fri
17 Dec
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£36easyJet
Sat
18 Dec
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£53Eurowings
Sun
19 Dec
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£39easyJet
Mon
20 Dec
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£36easyJet

The fastest buses from Berlin to Essen

Showing times and prices for 1 Dec

Fastest Journey

5 h 50 m

Average

6 h 41 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

454 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Berlin for Essen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 454 km distance in an average of 6 h 41 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

00:00Berlin5h50 05:50Essen
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£281One-way
10:00Berlin6h00 16:00Essen
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£181One-way
09:30Berlin6h00 15:30Essen
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£301One-way
16:00Berlin6h00 22:00Essen
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£301One-way
Fastest
03:15Berlin, ZOB7h00 10:15Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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£301One-way

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FlixBus coaches from Berlin to Essen

Travel from Berlin to Essen from £18 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Berlin to Essen.

Book your FlixBus Berlin to Essen coach with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check FlixBus’s up-to-date coach timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Berlin to Essen routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable FlixBus coach tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Berlin and Essen is 281 miles (453 km), and the best price for a one-way Berlin - Essen FlixBus coach ticket starts at £18 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your FlixBus ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by coach. Waiting in a queue at the coach station to purchase your coach ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your coach tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with FlixBus!

When purchasing your FlixBus coach tickets from Berlin to Essen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Berlin to Essen
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FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets from Berlin to Essen cost?
Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Berlin to Essen for as low as £18  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Berlin to Essen on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between Berlin and Essen is £21  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Berlin to Essen?
The coach distance from Berlin to Essen is around 281 miles (453 km).
How long is the coach between Berlin and Essen?
On average the Berlin to Essen coach time is 7 h 20 min  covering the 281 miles (453 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Berlin goes to Essen? Which coach station do I come into Essen from Berlin?

Some of the Berlin coach stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Essen include Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arriving in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where is the departure coach station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival coach station in Essen located?

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Essen.

What coach companies go from Berlin to Essen?
For the best Berlin to Essen coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or PolskiBus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Berlin and Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest coach from Berlin to Essen? When is the last coach from Berlin to Essen?
The earliest coach departing from Berlin to Essen leaves at 08: 00. The last coach departing from Berlin to Essen leaves at 09: 00. You can find the latest Berlin to Essen coach schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Berlin Essen coach tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy coach tickets from Berlin to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £21 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Berlin to Essen a few months in advance.