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.
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5 h 55 m
10 h 50 m
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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.
|Distance||149 miles (241 km)|
|Average coach duration||5 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£13 (€15)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus 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).
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.
When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets between Mannheim and Essen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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).
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.
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