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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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13 h 45 m
16 h 59 m
Buses per day
Of the 6 buses that leave London for Essen every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||306 miles (494 km)|
|Average coach duration||12 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£51 (€57)|
|Coach frequency||1 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there is 1 direct coach a day|
|Coach companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus|
Coaches from London to Essen cover the 306 miles (494 km) long route taking on average 12 h 30 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £48, but the average price of coach tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
You can travel by coach between London and Essen with BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus for as low as £48. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Coach information from London to Essen with FlixBus:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar, is a provider operating long-distance coach services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the coaches include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one cabin bag and up to two hold bags per person.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany by coach is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to Essen from London as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return coach to London, United Kingdom from Essen is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to London from Essen closer to your date of departure here.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (668 m) from the coach station to the city centre in Essen.
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