You can get from Vienna to Essen by train, bus or flight.
To get from Vienna to Essen on 30 May we recommend taking a flight 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||472 miles (761 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£9 - £46|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £9 • 1 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £9 • 1 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 472 miles (761 km) to Essen from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Vienna to Essen.
International travel from Vienna, Austria to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 28/05/2022; 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 from Vienna to Essen.
The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.
Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travellers returning to Austria 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 Vienna from Essen here.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Vienna to Essen. You can take a coach, flight or train.
A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Essen, which costs on average £9.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:
A flight is generally £37 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £46 from Vienna to Essen.
A flight is generally £24 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £33 from Vienna to Essen.
The quickest way to travel from Vienna to Essen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 17 h 7 min on average.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 43 min of travel time.
The distance from Vienna to Essen is approximately 472 miles (761 km).
The average frequency per day from Vienna to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Vienna to Essen as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Vienna to Essen:
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Before travelling from Vienna to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Vienna to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.