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from Warsaw to Essen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Warsaw to Essen on 29 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30Warsaw Chopin Airport2h00 09:30Dusseldorf Airport
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15:15Warsaw18h25 09:40Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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10:05Warsaw Chopin Airport8h05 18:10Dusseldorf Airport
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17:00Warsaw Chopin Airport2h00 19:00Dusseldorf Airport
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12:45Warsaw Chopin Airport5h10 17:55Dusseldorf Airport
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3 Dec
£62Deutsche Bahn
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Travel from Warsaw to Essen
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 Warsaw to Essen.
Is cross-border travel to Essen, Germany from Warsaw, Poland currently allowed?

International travel from Warsaw, Poland to Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Poland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 28/11/2021; 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 from Warsaw to Essen.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Warsaw, Poland from Essen, Germany?

Return travel to Warsaw, Poland from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Poland from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Poland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Poland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Poland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Poland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Warsaw, Poland was last verified on 22/11/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Warsaw from Essen.

How do I go from Warsaw to Essen?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Essen from Warsaw. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Essen from Warsaw?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Essen. Tickets for a train cost on average £36.

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

A train is £11 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Warsaw to Essen costing on average £46.

A train journey is usually £60 less than a journey to Essen by plane, which costs on average £95 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Warsaw to Essen?

The quickest way to travel to Essen from Warsaw is by flight, which takes on average 2 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 15 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 10 h 41 min.

How far is Essen from Warsaw?

You should expect to travel around 598 miles (964 km) from Warsaw to Essen.

How many services a day are there from Warsaw to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Warsaw to Essen is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Warsaw to Essen depart from Warsaw, Airport Lotnisko Chopina - Terminal Autokarowy to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
Which travel companies can take me from Warsaw to Essen?

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

  • You can travel to Essen from Warsaw by coach with Sindbad. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £46 with Sindbad from Warsaw to Essen.
  • You can travel by plane to Essen from Warsaw with KLM, and you can find KLM Warsaw to Essen tickets for £95 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Warsaw and Essen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Warsaw to Essen tickets for £36 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between Warsaw and Essen?

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

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus, Ecolines or Sindbad.
  • You can take a direct flight with Lot Polish Airlines.

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 from Warsaw to Essen.

Where should I go next after I travel between Warsaw and Essen?
Your journey from Warsaw 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 Warsaw 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 Warsaw to Essen ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Warsaw 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 coach ticket for this route is on average £46 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £95 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £36 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Warsaw 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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