How to get from London to Essen

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Travel Information to Essen from London

distanceDistance306 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £126
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 10 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £126 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or British Airways

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 306 miles between London and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or British Airways among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Essen.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Essen.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Essen, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:

A train is about £34 less than a coach, which costs on average £38 for this journey.

A train is £123 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Essen costing on average £126.

The quickest way to travel to Essen from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 10 h 20 min.

The distance between London and Essen is around 306 miles.

The average frequency per day from London to Essen is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between London and Essen 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 London to Essen:

  • Most travellers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by coach between London and Essen with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus London to Essen tickets for £38 on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between London and Essen with British Airways, and you can find British Airways London to Essen tickets for £126 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between London and Essen with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with British Airways, Eurowings, airmax, BA Cityflyer or Air Baltic with direct flights per day.

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 from London to Essen.

Your journey from London 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 London to Essen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Essen today!

When planning your trip between London and Essen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £38 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £126 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £3 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between London and Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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