You can get from London to Essen by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||306 miles (494 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or flight|
|Ticket price range||£33 - £83|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £33 • 1 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £33 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Ryanair|
Take a coach or flight to travel 306 miles (494 km) from London 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Essen.
Travel from London, United Kingdom to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Essen from London closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 27/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to London from Essen.
There are 2 travel options from London to Essen: coach or flight.
The cheapest way from London to Essen is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £33 compared to other travel options to Essen:
A flight is about £50 less than a coach, which costs on average £83 for this route.
The fastest way from London to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.
Other travel options between London and Essen can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h 15 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 306 miles (494 km) from London to Essen.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Essen:
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Yes, there are direct services available from London to Essen with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Essen as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between London and Essen.
When planning your trip to Essen from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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