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from Düsseldorf to Essen

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Travel Information from Düsseldorf to Essen

distanceDistance19 miles (30 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £11 • 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 19 miles (30 km) between Düsseldorf and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Düsseldorf to Essen.

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Travel from Düsseldorf to Essen
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 Düsseldorf to Essen.
FAQs
How do I travel to Essen from Düsseldorf?

You can travel between Düsseldorf and Essen 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Essen?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Essen. Tickets for a train cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

A train is generally £1 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £12 from Düsseldorf to Essen.

What is the quickest way from Düsseldorf to Essen?

The quickest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Essen is by train, which takes on average 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Düsseldorf to Essen?

Essen is approximately 19 miles (30 km) away from Düsseldorf.

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Essen is:

  • Around 50 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Düsseldorf to Essen?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and tend to arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Trains from Düsseldorf to Essen most often leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Düsseldorf to Essen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Düsseldorf to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Essen by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Essen for £12 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Essen tickets on Omio for £11.
Is there a direct service to Essen from Düsseldorf?

Yes, there are direct routes from Düsseldorf to Essen with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Essen with Flixbus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Essen with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain with 50 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Düsseldorf to Essen?
Omio customers who travel from Düsseldorf to Essen often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Essen and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book tickets from Düsseldorf to Essen online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Düsseldorf 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 is on average £12 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £11 one way.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf 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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