How to get to Essen from Copenhagen

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from Copenhagen to Essen

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

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The best way to travel from Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen

distanceDistance369 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£31 - £51
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 11 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £39 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 369 miles from Copenhagen to Essen. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Copenhagen to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: All Airlines, Train and Coach Companies from Copenhagen to Essen

Find the best route between Copenhagen and Essen with Lufthansa, Eurowings and FlixBus. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

SJ is a Swedish train company that offers a wide range of services to its passengers. It operates high-speed trains, regional trains, and night trains, all of which are comfortable and reliable. The high-speed trains, X2000, are the fastest way to travel between cities, while the regional trains, Pågatåg, are perfect for shorter trips. The night trains, SJ Nattåg, offer a comfortable way to travel overnight. SJ offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and SJ Prio tickets, which offer discounts for frequent travelers. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a café car. The most popular routes for SJ are between Stockholm and Gothenburg, Stockholm and Malmö, and Stockholm and Uppsala.

    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.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel from Copenhagen to Essen.

        FAQs: Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen to Essen.

        There are 3 travel options from Copenhagen to Essen: train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Essen is a coach with an average price of £31.

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

        A coach is £8 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Copenhagen to Essen costing on average £39.

        A coach is £20 less than a train with an average ticket price of £51 from Copenhagen to Essen.

        The fastest way from Copenhagen to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Essen that take longer:

        Getting to Essen by coach takes 11 h 56 min on average.

        Getting to Essen by train takes 8 h 32 min on average.

        The distance between Copenhagen and Essen is around 369 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Essen is:

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

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen to Essen:

        • Most travellers catch their train from Copenhagen Central Station and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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

        • You can travel by coach between Copenhagen and Essen with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar, and you can find FlixBus Copenhagen to Essen tickets for £31 on Omio.
        • You can go to Essen from Copenhagen by plane with Eurowings, Ryanair, CityJet, Malta Air, Eurowings Europe or Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £39 with Ryanair from Copenhagen to Essen on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Copenhagen to Essen with Deutsche Bahn or SJ. Cheap tickets can be found for £51 with Deutsche Bahn from Copenhagen to Essen.

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

        • Direct coaches with FlixBus with 1 direct coach per day.

        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 Copenhagen to Essen.

        Your journey from Copenhagen to Essen doesn't have to end in Essen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main. If you’d like to add Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main to your Copenhagen to Essen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Essen today!

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