How to get from Copenhagen to Essen

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Travel Information between Copenhagen and Essen

distanceDistance369 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£44 - £173
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £44 • 9 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £173 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 369 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Copenhagen to Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £44. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Copenhagen to Essen.

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FAQs

Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Essen from Copenhagen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 07/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Copenhagen to Essen closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Copenhagen, Denmark from Essen, Germany?

Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Copenhagen from Essen?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Denmark must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Copenhagen from Essen here.

There are 4 ways to get from Copenhagen to Essen: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Essen, which costs on average £44.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:

A coach is about £129 less than a flight, which costs on average £173 for this journey.

A coach is about £21 less than a train, which costs on average £65 for this journey.

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 9 h 56 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 29 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 369 miles from Copenhagen to Essen.

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Essen is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 3 trains a day.

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

  • Most travellers take a train from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) to Essen Hbf.

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

  • You can take a coach from Copenhagen to Essen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £44 with Flixbus from Copenhagen to Essen.
  • You can go to Essen from Copenhagen by plane with HOP! You'll see cheap plane tickets for £173 with HOP! From Copenhagen to Essen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Copenhagen to Essen with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Copenhagen to Essen tickets for £65 on Omio.
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 Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Hamburg or Paris 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!

Before travelling from Copenhagen to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £44 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £173 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £65 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Copenhagen to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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