You can get from Munich to Essen by train, bus or flight.
To get from Munich to Essen on 30 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||306 miles (493 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£16 - £53|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £16 • 5 h 13 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £53 • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, Tuifly or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 306 miles (493 km) by coach, flight or train between Munich and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, Tuifly or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Munich to Essen.
There are 3 ways that you can travel between Munich and Essen. You can take a coach, flight or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Munich to Essen. Tickets for a train cost on average £16.
This is compared to other travel options to Essen:
A train is £20 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Munich to Essen costing on average £36.
A train is £37 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Munich to Essen costing on average £53.
The fastest way from Munich to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options from Munich to Essen can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 5 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 13 min of travel time.
The Munich to Essen distance is approximately 306 miles (493 km).
The average frequency per day from Munich to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Essen from Munich as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Munich to Essen:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Munich to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Before travelling from Munich to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Munich to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.