You can get from London to Essen by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Essen on 18 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||306 miles (494 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or coach|
|Ticket price range||£42 - £80|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £42 • 15 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £80 • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings or Flixbus|
Take a flight or coach 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 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £42. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Essen.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of entry into Germany:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 16/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Essen from London.
The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.
Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. 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 London from Essen here.
There are 2 ways to get from London to Essen: flight or coach.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Essen, which costs on average £42.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:
A coach journey is usually £38 less than a journey to Essen by plane, which costs on average £80 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Essen from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 15 h 30 min.
The London to Essen distance is approximately 306 miles (494 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Essen:
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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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