How to get to Essen from Milan

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from Milan to Essen

How to get to Essen from Milan by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Milan to Essen is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Essen from Milan

distanceDistance425 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£26 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 16 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £28 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or flight to travel 425 miles between Milan and Essen. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Milan to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Milan to Essen travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel to Essen from Milan.

        FAQs: Milan to Essen

        FAQs: 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 Milan to Essen.

        You can get between Milan and Essen 2 different ways: coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Essen from Milan is by taking a coach, which costs on average £26.

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Milan to Essen:

        Taking a coach costs £2 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £28 for the same trip.

        Taking a coach costs £28 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £54.

        The quickest way to travel from Milan to Essen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Coach takes on average 16 h 10 min.

        Train takes 9 h 37 min on average.

        The distance from Milan to Essen is approximately 425 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Milan to Essen is:

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

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

          • Coaches mostly leave from Milano, Milan Linate Airport and tend to arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
          • Trains most often depart from Milan at Milan Centrale and arrive in Essen at Essen Hbf.

          The following travel companies offer services from Milan to Essen:

          • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Milan to Essen tickets on Omio for £26.
          • Ryanair, Malta Air, Eurowings, Alitalia, Air Baltic, TUIfly or Air France can get you to Essen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Milan to Essen for £28 on Omio.
          • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Essen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Milan to Essen for £54.

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

          • You'll find direct coaches with.
          • You can travel directly by plane with.
          • You can book a direct train with.

          Direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

          Many of our customers travelling from Milan to Essen don't make Essen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main, either of which you could add to your Milan and Essen trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Essen to any of these top destinations today!

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