How to get from Barcelona to Essen

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Travel Information from Barcelona to Essen

distanceDistance730 miles (1178 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£46 - £85
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £46 • 27 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £85 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Iberia

Take a coach or flight to travel 730 miles (1178 km) between Barcelona and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £46. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Iberia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Essen.

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FAQs

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Essen, Germany from Barcelona?

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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Essen, Germany?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 18/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Barcelona and Essen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Germany?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • 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 24 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 screen upon arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 19/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Essen.

There are 2 ways to travel from Barcelona to Essen including taking a coach or flight.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Essen. Tickets for a coach cost on average £46.

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

A coach is about £39 less than a flight, which costs on average £85 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Essen from Barcelona is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 27 h 50 min.

The distance between Barcelona and Essen is around 730 miles (1178 km).

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

  • Coaches from Barcelona to Essen most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Essen, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof.

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

  • You can go to Essen from Barcelona by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £46 with Flixbus from Barcelona to Essen on Omio.
  • You can go to Essen from Barcelona by plane with Iberia. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £85 with Iberia from Barcelona to Essen on Omio.
Your journey from Barcelona to Essen doesn't have to end in Essen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Hamburg or Paris to your Barcelona to Essen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Essen today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £46 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £85 one way on average.

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

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