You can get from Rotterdam to Essen by train, bus or flight.
To get from Rotterdam 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||113 miles (182 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£22 - £44|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £22 • 2 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £22 • 2 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a coach or train to travel 113 miles (182 km) to Essen from Rotterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £22. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Rotterdam to Essen.
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
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 28/05/2022. 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 between Rotterdam and Essen.
The current restriction level for returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.
Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 23/05/2022. 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 Rotterdam from Essen here.
There are 2 travel options from Rotterdam to Essen: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Rotterdam to Essen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Essen:
A train is generally £22 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £44 from Rotterdam to Essen.
The fastest way to get to Essen from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 35 min.
There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 35 min.
The distance between Rotterdam and Essen is around 113 miles (182 km).
The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rotterdam and Essen as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Rotterdam to Essen:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Rotterdam to Essen with the following travel companies:
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 journey.
Before travelling from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.