How to get to Essen from Budapest

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from Budapest to Essen

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

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

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Travel Information to Essen from Budapest

distanceDistance603 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£38 - £46
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £38 • 17 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £46 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 603 miles by train, coach or flight to Essen from Budapest. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Budapest to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best route between Budapest and Essen with Omio's travel partners Wizz Air, Eurowings and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Budapest and Essen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Wizz Air is one of the leading low-cost airlines offering flights within and outside Europe, and you can choose between Basic, Wixx Go, Wizz Plus & Flex ticket types for your travel to Essen from Budapest.

        FAQs: Budapest 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 Budapest to Essen.

        There are 3 options to travel from Budapest to Essen including taking a train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Essen is a coach with an average price of £38.

        This is compared to other travel options from Budapest to Essen:

        Taking a coach costs £8 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £46 for the same trip.

        A coach is £4 less than a train with an average ticket price of £42 from Budapest to Essen.

        The fastest way from Budapest to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Essen that take longer:

        Getting to Essen by coach takes 17 h 24 min on average.

        Getting to Essen by train takes 12 h 18 min on average.

        The Budapest to Essen distance is approximately 603 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Budapest to Essen is:

        • 1 train per day.

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

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

        • Most travellers board their coach from Budapest, Liszt Ferenc Nemzetközi Repülőtér and arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
        • Most travellers take a train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Essen Hbf.

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

        • You can travel by coach between Budapest and Essen with FlixBus or Karat-S, and you can find FlixBus Budapest to Essen tickets for £38 on Omio.
        • You can travel by plane between Budapest and Essen with Eurowings, Wizz Air or Air Baltic, and you can find Wizz Air Budapest to Essen tickets for £28 on Omio.
        • You can travel to Essen from Budapest by train with Deutsche Bahn or Student Agency. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £42 with Deutsche Bahn from Budapest to Essen.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Budapest to Essen with the following travel companies:

        • Direct coach with.
        • Direct services by plane with.
        • Direct train with.

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

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Budapest 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 Budapest and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

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