Cheap bus tickets from Mannheim to Essen

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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 Mannheim to Essen will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

04:00Mannheim, ZOB15h45 19:45Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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07:30Mannheim5h55 13:25Essen
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Bus Timetable Mannheim to Essen

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04:00Mannheim, ZOB15h45 19:45Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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07:30Mannheim5h55 13:25Essen
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18 Jan
£21Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
19 Jan
£16Deutsche Bahn
£16BlaBlaCar Bus
20 Jan
£16Deutsche Bahn
21 Jan
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus

Bus times from Mannheim to Essen

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Fastest Journey

5 h 55 m


10 h 50 m

Buses per day



241 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Mannheim for Essen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 241 km distance in an average of 10 h 50 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 15 h 45 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.

07:30Mannheim5h55 13:25Essen
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2nd Fastest
04:00Mannheim, ZOB15h45 19:45Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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Overview: Coach from Mannheim to Essen

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£13 (€15)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Mannheim to Essen cover the 149 miles (241 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Mannheim Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Coach companies: FlixBus Mannheim to Essen

Travel from Mannheim to Essen from £9 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.


FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: £9

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between Mannheim and Essen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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

Travel Tips: Coach to Essen from Mannheim

Take the bus to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Mannheim to Essen.

What is the cost of cheap coaches between Mannheim and Essen?

Omio customers have found cheap coach tickets from Mannheim to Essen for as low as £9  for the next 7 days.

How much is a coach ticket from Mannheim to Essen?

The Mannheim to Essen coach ticket price is on average £13  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

How far is it from Mannheim to Essen by coach?

The distance to Essen from Mannheim by coach is approximately 149 miles (241 km).

How many hours does it take from Mannheim to Essen by coach?

On average the coach from Mannheim to Essen duration is 5 h 30 min  for the 149 miles (241 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure coach station in Mannheim and arrival coach station in Essen?

When taking a coach from Mannheim, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof, Mannheim, ZOB and Mannheim, ZOB (Heinrich-Von-Stephan-Straße). When you arrive in Essen, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Mannheim Hbf   to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where is the coach station in Mannheim to go to Essen? Where is the coach station in Essen located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their coaches from Mannheim Hbf and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

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

What coach companies offer a service to Essen from Mannheim?

If you're looking for coaches from Mannheim to Essen, you can rely on Flixbus or BlaBlaCar to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Mannheim to Essen route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When can I take the first coach from Mannheim to Essen? When can I take the last coach for the day?

If you prefer early morning coaches from Mannheim to Essen, the first coach leaves at 15: 05. If you prefer late night coaches from Mannheim to Essen, the last coach of the day leaves at 18: 05. Omio shows you the latest coach from Mannheim to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy coach tickets between Mannheim and Essen for 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 journey and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from Mannheim to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £13 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Mannheim to Essen a few months in advance.

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