Cheap bus tickets from Paris to Essen

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

£28

Average

£30

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 Paris to Essen will cost around £ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.

2nd Cheapest
09:30Paris, Quai de Bercy10h15 19:45Essen, Hbf Freiheit
1 changes
£281One-way
09:00Paris, Quai de Bercy10h45 19:45Essen, Hbf Freiheit
0 changes
£311One-way

Bus Timetable Paris to Essen

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09:00Paris, Quai de Bercy10h45 19:45Essen, Hbf Freiheit
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09:30Paris, Quai de Bercy10h15 19:45Essen, Hbf Freiheit
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Mon
23 May
£91Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£182Lufthansa
Tue
24 May
£82Deutsche Bahn
£28BlaBlaCar Bus
£182Lufthansa
Wed
25 May
£82Deutsche Bahn
£42BlaBlaCar Bus
£182Lufthansa
Thu
26 May
£126Thalys
£44Flixbus
£154Lufthansa
Fri
27 May
£82Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£147Austrian Airlines
Sat
28 May
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£35Flixbus
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Sun
29 May
£126Deutsche Bahn
£60Flixbus
£536HOP!
Mon
30 May
£91Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£249HOP!
Tue
31 May
£56Deutsche Bahn
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£170HOP!
Wed
1 Jun
£51Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£132Austrian Airlines
Thu
2 Jun
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£132Austrian Airlines
Fri
3 Jun
£73Deutsche Bahn
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
£118Austrian Airlines
Sat
4 Jun
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
£25BlaBlaCar Bus
£108HOP!
Sun
5 Jun
£60Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35Flixbus
£168HOP!
Mon
6 Jun
£109Deutsche Bahn
£71BlaBlaCar Bus
£159HOP!
Tue
7 Jun
£64Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£145HOP!
Wed
8 Jun
£38Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£62HOP!
Thu
9 Jun
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£83HOP!
Fri
10 Jun
£65Thalys
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£108HOP!
Sat
11 Jun
£64Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£83HOP!

Bus times from Paris to Essen

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

10 h 15 m

Average

10 h 30 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

440 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Paris 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 440 km distance in an average of 10 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 10 h 15 m .

The slowest buses will take 10 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.

09:30Paris, Quai de Bercy10h15 19:45Essen, Hbf Freiheit
1 changes
£281One-way
09:00Paris, Quai de Bercy10h45 19:45Essen, Hbf Freiheit
0 changes
£311One-way

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Overview: Coach from Paris to Essen

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage coach duration9 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£39 (€45)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesEurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Coaches from Paris to Essen cover the 273 miles (440 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 40 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £39, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Coach companies: FlixBus Paris to Essen

Buy your official FlixBus coach tickets between Paris and Essen from £27 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

FlixBus

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: £27

When you buy your FlixBus coach tickets to Essen from Paris 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 Paris

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 Paris to Essen.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by coach between Paris and Essen?

Travel by coach between Paris, France and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 21/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Paris and Essen closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Essen, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by coach from Essen to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Essen?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 21/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Essen to Paris coach here.

How much do cheap coaches to Essen from Paris cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Essen from Paris for the next 7 days starting from £27  one way.

How much does the coach from Paris to Essen cost on average?

If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Essen coach to cost on average £39  one way.

How many miles is it from Paris to Essen by coach?

The Paris to Essen coach distance is approximately 273 miles (440 km).

How long is the coach journey to Essen from Paris?

The coach time between Paris and Essen is on average 9 h 40 min  for the 273 miles (440 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Essen from Paris by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by coach from Paris to Essen, which coach station in Paris do I depart from and which coach station in Essen do I arrive in?

Some of the Paris coach stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Essen include Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their coaches from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre to get to this coach station.

Passengers arriving in Essen most often arrive at Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and need to travel around 0.4 miles (668 m) from this coach station to the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service from Paris to Essen?

For the best Paris to Essen coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Paris and Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct coaches from Paris to Essen?

Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Paris to Essen with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

When is the earliest coach from Paris to Essen? When is the last coach from Paris to Essen?

The first coach from Paris to Essen leaves at 05: 30   and the last coach for this leaves at 22: 40. Omio shows you the latest coach from Paris to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

When should I book Paris Essen coach tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a coach to Essen from Paris to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Paris to Essen coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.