London to Essen coach

Cheap bus tickets from London to Essen

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£44

Average

£61

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.

Flixbus
20:30London13h45 10:15Essen
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£441One-way
Flixbus
07:30London15h30 23:00Essen
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£451One-way
Flixbus
10:30London18h40 05:10Essen
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£491One-way
BlaBlaCar Bus
21:30London20h15 17:45Essen
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£511One-way
Flixbus
08:30London14h30 23:00Essen
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£551One-way

Bus Timetable London to Essen

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
Flixbus
07:30London15h30 23:00Essen
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Flixbus
08:30London14h30 23:00Essen
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Flixbus
10:30London18h40 05:10Essen
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Flixbus
20:30London13h45 10:15Essen
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BlaBlaCar Bus
21:30London20h15 17:45Essen
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BlaBlaCar Bus
22:30London19h15 17:45Essen
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Bus times from London to Essen

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

13 h 45 m

Average

16 h 59 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

494 km

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.

Flixbus
20:30London13h45 10:15Essen
0 changes
£441One-way
Flixbus
08:30London14h30 23:00Essen
0 changes
£551One-way
Flixbus
07:30London15h30 23:00Essen
0 changes
£451One-way
Flixbus
10:30London18h40 05:10Essen
0 changes
£491One-way
BlaBlaCar Bus
22:30London19h15 17:45Essen
0 changes
£1211One-way

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Overview: Coach from London to Essen

distanceDistance306 miles (494 km)
durationAverage coach duration12 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£51 (€57)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there is 1 direct coach a day
carriersCoach companiesBlaBlaCar 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).

Coach companies: BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus London to Essen

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
BlaBlaCar Bus

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:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 20 min
  • Average Price: £48
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

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.

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    FAQs

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany by coach is: Fully open.

    Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

    All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    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.

    Is my return coach into London from Essen restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Essen?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    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.

    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach between London and Essen for the next 7 days starting from £48  one way.
    If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Essen coach to cost on average £51  one way.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Essen via coach to be approximately 306 miles (494 km).
    On average the London to Essen coach time is 12 h 30 min  covering the 306 miles (494 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    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.

    For the journey from London to Essen you can take a coach with BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from London to Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    The average number of coaches departing London for Essen is 1 a day. The coach schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest coach departing from London to Essen leaves at 05: 30. The last coach departing from London to Essen leaves at 22: 30. You can find the latest London to Essen coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you buy a coach ticket between London and Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £51 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets between London and Essen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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