You can get from Vienna to Essen by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||472 miles (761 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£8 - £34|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • £8 • 1 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £8 • 1 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 472 miles (761 km) between Vienna and Essen. 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 £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey 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 03/12/2021; 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 between Vienna and Essen.
The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Austria:
You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 01/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Essen closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to travel from Vienna to Essen including taking a coach, flight or train.
A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Essen, which costs on average £8.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:
A flight is about £17 less than a coach, which costs on average £25 for this route.
A flight is £26 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Vienna to Essen costing on average £34.
The fastest way from Vienna to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.
Other travel options from Vienna to Essen can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 15 h 7 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 8 h 58 min.
Essen is approximately 472 miles (761 km) away from Vienna.
The average frequency per day from Vienna to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Vienna and 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 for travellers from Vienna to Essen:
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