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from Nuremberg to Essen

You can get from Nuremberg to Essen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Nuremberg to Essen on 3 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Nuremberg Hbf4h02 12:02Essen Hbf
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10:15Nürnberg, ZOB9h30 19:45Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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08:59Nuremberg Hbf4h14 13:13Essen Hbf
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06:57Nuremberg Hbf4h16 11:13Essen Hbf
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07:30Nuremberg Hbf5h43 13:13Essen Hbf
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Travel Information between Nuremberg and Essen

distanceDistance225 miles (363 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 225 miles (363 km) by coach, flight or train to Essen from Nuremberg. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Nuremberg to Essen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg to Essen.
How do I travel from Nuremberg to Essen?

You can travel from Nuremberg to Essen 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Essen?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Nuremberg to Essen, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:

A coach is about £45 less than a flight, which costs on average £58 for this route.

A coach is about £3 less than a train, which costs on average £16 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Nuremberg to Essen?

The fastest way from Nuremberg to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Essen from Nuremberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 16 min.

How far is it from Nuremberg to Essen?

The distance from Nuremberg to Essen is approximately 225 miles (363 km).

How many services a day are there to Essen from Nuremberg?

The average frequency per day from Nuremberg to Essen is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Nuremberg to Essen?

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

  • Coaches from Nuremberg to Essen most often leave from Nuremberg, Opernhaus and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Trains mostly depart from Nürnberg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Nuremberg to Essen?

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

  • You can go to Essen from Nuremberg by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £12 with Flixbus from Nuremberg to Essen on Omio.
  • You can go to Essen from Nuremberg by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £58 with Eurowings from Nuremberg to Essen on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Nuremberg to Essen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Nuremberg to Essen.
Is there a way to travel directly from Nuremberg to Essen?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Essen with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Essen with Eurowings with direct flights per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Essen with Deutsche Bahn with 12 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Nuremberg to Essen?
Looking to extend your trip from Nuremberg to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Nuremberg to Essen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Paris from Essen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Nuremberg and Essen online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Nuremberg to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £12 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £58 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £16 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Nuremberg to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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