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from The Hague to Essen

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

Our recommendation

To get from The Hague to Essen on 18 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:10The Hague Centraal2h48 20:58Essen Hbf
2 changes
£261One-way
Cheapest
20:25The Hague Centraal3h02 23:27Essen Hbf
3 changes
£171One-way
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16:10The Hague Centraal2h45 18:55Essen Hbf
2 changes
£261One-way
10:10The Hague Centraal2h48 12:58Essen Hbf
2 changes
£261One-way
06:25The Hague Centraal2h33 08:58Essen Hbf
2 changes
£261One-way

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Travel Information from The Hague to Essen

distanceDistance123 miles (199 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £135
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £22 • 2 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £135 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 123 miles (199 km) by flight, coach or train to Essen from The Hague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 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 journey are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from The Hague to Essen.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Essen, Germany if I’m coming from The Hague, Netherlands?

International travel from The Hague, Netherlands to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Essen if travelling from The Hague?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Essen, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 16/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Essen from The Hague.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Essen, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to The Hague, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter The Hague, Netherlands from Essen, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to The Hague from Essen?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in The Hague, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 13/01/2022. 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 The Hague from Essen here.

How do you get from The Hague to Essen?

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

How do I get from The Hague to Essen the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from The Hague to Essen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options to Essen:

A train journey is usually £113 less than a journey to Essen by plane, which costs on average £135 for the same trip.

A train journey is usually £22 less than a journey to Essen by coach, which costs on average £44 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Essen from The Hague?

The quickest way to travel to Essen from The Hague is by flight, which takes on average 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 4 h 10 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 33 min.

What is the distance from The Hague to Essen?

The distance from The Hague to Essen is approximately 123 miles (199 km).

How many services a day are there from The Hague to Essen?

The average frequency per day from The Hague to Essen is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When going from The Hague to Essen, where do I depart from The Hague and where do I arrive in Essen?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from The Hague, Schedeldoekshaven to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travellers board their train from Den Haag Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from The Hague to Essen?

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

  • You can travel between The Hague and Essen by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £135 with Lufthansa from The Hague to Essen.
  • You can travel between The Hague and Essen by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £44 with Flixbus from The Hague to Essen.
  • You can travel between The Hague and Essen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £22 with Deutsche Bahn from The Hague to Essen.

Is there a direct service from The Hague to Essen?

Yes, there are direct services available from The Hague to Essen with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with KLM.
  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Essen as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between The Hague and Essen.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from The Hague to Essen?

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

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Essen from The Hague online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £135 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £44 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £22 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking The Hague 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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