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23 Jan
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25 Jan
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Travel Information to Essen from Copenhagen

distanceDistance369 miles (595 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 10 h 1 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 369 miles (595 km) between Copenhagen and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Copenhagen to Essen.

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FAQs

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

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

Is international entry into Essen from Copenhagen restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 19/01/2022. 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.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Copenhagen, Denmark from Essen, Germany?

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

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

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

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

  • 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 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. 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.

How do you get from Copenhagen to Essen?

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

What is the cheapest way to go to Essen from Copenhagen?

The cheapest way from Copenhagen to Essen is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Essen:

A coach is generally £16 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £38 from Copenhagen to Essen.

A coach is about £10 less than a train, which costs on average £31 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Copenhagen to Essen?

The fastest way from Copenhagen to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Essen from Copenhagen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 10 h 1 min.

In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 8 h 30 min.

How far is it from Copenhagen to Essen?

The distance between Copenhagen and Essen is around 369 miles (595 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Copenhagen to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Essen is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Copenhagen? Where do I arrive in Essen?

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

  • Trains from Copenhagen to Essen most often leave from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me from Copenhagen to Essen?

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

  • You can go to Essen from Copenhagen by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £22 with Flixbus from Copenhagen to Essen on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Copenhagen to Essen with Eurowings. Cheap tickets can be found for £38 with Eurowings from Copenhagen to Essen.
  • You can travel by train between Copenhagen and Essen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Copenhagen to Essen tickets for £31 on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel between Copenhagen and Essen?

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

How far in advance should I purchase my Copenhagen to Essen ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £22 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £38 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £31 one way.

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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