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from Venlo to Essen

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Travel Information from Venlo to Essen

distanceDistance37 miles (59 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 1 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 37 miles (59 km) by coach or train from Venlo to Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Venlo to Essen.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Venlo, Netherlands to Essen, Germany?

Travel from Venlo, Netherlands to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Venlo restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Essen, Germany from Venlo?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 21/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Essen from Venlo closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Venlo, Netherlands from Essen, Germany?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Venlo, 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 Venlo 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 Venlo, 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 20/01/2022. 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 Venlo from Essen here.

How do I go from Venlo to Essen?

There are 2 ways to get from Venlo to Essen: coach or train.

How do I get from Venlo to Essen the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Venlo to Essen is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £7 compared to other travel options to Essen:

A coach is generally £10 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £17 from Venlo to Essen.

What is the fastest way from Venlo to Essen?

The fastest way from Venlo to Essen is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 18 min.

Other travel options between Venlo and Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 1 h 45 min.

How far is it from Venlo to Essen?

The distance between Venlo and Essen is around 37 miles (59 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Venlo to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Venlo to Essen is:

  • 2 coaches a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Venlo to Essen depart from Venlo, NS Station to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travellers take a train from Venlo to Essen Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Venlo to Essen?

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

  • You can travel from Venlo to Essen by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £7 with Flixbus from Venlo to Essen.
  • You can go to Essen from Venlo by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for £17 with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Venlo to Essen on Omio.

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

Your journey from Venlo to Essen doesn't have to end in Essen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Hamburg or Paris to your Venlo to Essen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Essen today!

How far in advance should I book my Venlo to Essen ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Venlo to Essen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £7 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £17 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Venlo to Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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