How to get from Amsterdam to Essen

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from Amsterdam to Essen

You can get from Amsterdam to Essen by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Essen on 11 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:08Amsterdam Centraal2h50 20:58Essen Hbf
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£501One-way
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09:40Amsterdam10h05 19:45Essen, Hbf Freiheit
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£371One-way
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20:30Amsterdam Centraal2h54 23:24Essen Hbf
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£451One-way
06:07Amsterdam Centraal2h52 08:59Essen Hbf
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£461One-way
10:08Amsterdam Centraal2h50 12:58Essen Hbf
1 change
£961One-way

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Essen

distanceDistance110 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £216
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £216 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 110 miles from Amsterdam to Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Essen.

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There are 4 ways to travel to Essen from Amsterdam including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Essen. Tickets for a coach cost on average £22.

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

A coach journey is usually £194 less than a journey to Essen by plane, which costs on average £216 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £9 less than a journey to Essen by train, which costs on average £31 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Essen is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 2 h 19 min.

The distance from Amsterdam to Essen is approximately 110 miles.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Essen is:

  • Around 13 coaches per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Amsterdam to Essen as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Essen:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
  • Trains mostly depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Essen:

  • You can travel by coach between Amsterdam and Essen with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Essen tickets for £22 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Amsterdam to Essen with Eurowings. Cheap tickets can be found for £216 with Eurowings from Amsterdam to Essen.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Essen with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Cheap tickets can be found for £31 with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Amsterdam to Essen.

Yes, there are direct services available to Essen from Amsterdam with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 4 direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with KLM Cityhopper.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 5 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Essen as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Amsterdam to Essen.

Many of our customers travelling from Amsterdam to Essen don't make Essen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Hamburg or Paris, either of which you could add to your Amsterdam and Essen trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Essen to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Essen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £22 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £216 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £31 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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