How to get to Essen from Salzburg

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from Salzburg to Essen

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

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The best way to travel from Salzburg 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 Salzburg

distanceDistance368 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£24 - £63
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 12 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £63 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 368 miles by train, coach or flight from Salzburg to Essen. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Salzburg to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best journey between Salzburg and Essen with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, Eurowings and Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Essen from Salzburg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

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

        FAQs: Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Essen.

        You can get from Salzburg to Essen 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Essen is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £24 compared to other travel options to Essen:

        Taking a coach costs £39 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £63 for the same trip.

        A coach is £1 less than a train with an average ticket price of £25 from Salzburg to Essen.

        The quickest way to travel from Salzburg to Essen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Taking a coach requires on average 12 h 30 min of travel time.

        Train takes on average 6 h 59 min.

        The Salzburg to Essen distance is approximately 368 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Essen is:

        • Around 4 coaches per day.
        • 17 trains a day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Salzburg to Essen:

        • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Salzburg to Essen depart from Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa) to Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
        • Most travellers board their train from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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

        • You can take a coach from Salzburg to Essen with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for £24 with FlixBus from Salzburg to Essen.
        • You can travel by plane to Essen from Salzburg with Eurowings Europe or Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Salzburg to Essen tickets for £63 on Omio.
        • You can travel by train from Salzburg to Essen with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Westbahn, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Railjet, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Salzburg to Essen tickets for £25 on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Salzburg to Essen with the following travel companies:

        • Direct train available with ÖBB | Euro City (EC) 1 direct train per day.

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

        Many of our customers travelling from Salzburg 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 Salzburg 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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