How to get to Essen from Arnhem

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from Arnhem to Essen

How to get to Essen from Arnhem by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Arnhem to Essen is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Arnhem and Essen

distanceDistance59 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£7 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 59 miles by train or coach to Essen from Arnhem. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Arnhem to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Arnhem to Essen

Find the best trip to Essen from Arnhem with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel to Essen from Arnhem. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel 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.

      FAQs: Arnhem to Essen

      FAQs: Travel 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 Arnhem to Essen.

      There are 2 travel options from Arnhem to Essen: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to go to Essen from Arnhem is by taking a coach, which costs on average £7.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Arnhem to Essen:

      Taking a coach costs £10 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £17.

      The fastest way to get to Essen from Arnhem is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 14 min.

      Other travel options to Essen take longer:

      Coach takes 1 h 45 min on average.

      The distance between Arnhem and Essen is around 59 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Arnhem to Essen is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • 1 train a day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Arnhem to Essen:

      • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Arnhem to Essen depart from Arnhem, Busstation to Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
      • Most travellers board their train from Arnhem and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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

      • You can travel between Arnhem and Essen by coach with FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £7 with FlixBus from Arnhem to Essen.
      • You can go to Essen from Arnhem by train with Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH. You'll see cheap train tickets for £21 with Deutsche Bahn from Arnhem to Essen on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Arnhem to Essen with the following travel companies:

      • You can check for a direct coach to Essen with FlixBus with 1 direct coach per day.

      Direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Arnhem to Essen often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Arnhem and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

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