Bus from Brussels to Essen and return

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Facts about the coach from Brussels to Essen

Cheapest Bus£13.51
Fastest Bus3h 30m
Earliest Coach03:10
Latest Coach20:55
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance197.3 km
Coach CompaniesFlixBus, Eurolines Germany

The cheapest coach connections from Brussels to Essen

Today
from £15.31
Tomorrow
from £13.51
08/08
from £15.31
09/08
10/08
11/08

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • FlixBus
    03:10
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 5h 50m
    09:00
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£13.51
  • FlixBus
    14:40
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 3h 50m
    18:30
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£15.31
  • Eurolines Germany
    17:30
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 4h 40m
    22:10
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£17.12
  • FlixBus
    10:10
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 3h 30m
    13:40
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£18.02
  • FlixBus
    20:55
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    Duration 4h 5m
    01:00
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    from£22.52

The cheapest train connections from Brussels to Essen

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Deutsche Bahn
    23:14
    Brussels
    Duration 11h 29m
    10:43
    Essen
    from£26.05
  • Deutsche Bahn
    23:12
    Brussels
    Duration 11h 31m
    10:43
    Essen
    from£26.05
  • Thalys
    09:25
    Brussels
    Duration 2h 50m
    12:15
    Essen
    from£68.50
  • Thalys
    17:27
    Brussels
    Duration 2h 40m
    20:07
    Essen
    from£68.50

The cheapest carpooling offers from Brussels to Essen

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    08:00
    Brussels
    Duration 3h 50m
    11:50
    Essen
    from£9.91

The cheapest coach connections from Essen to Brussels

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • BlaBlaBus
    13:25
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 6h 40m
    20:05
    Brussels - Gare du Midi / Brussel Zuidstation
    from£5.39
  • FlixBus
    18:45
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 30m
    22:15
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from£15.31
  • FlixBus
    04:35
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 4h 20m
    08:55
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from£15.31
  • FlixBus
    09:55
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 45m
    13:40
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from£15.31
  • Eurolines Germany
    09:45
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 5h 15m
    15:00
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from£15.32
  • FlixBus
    18:25
    Essen - Central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 3h 30m
    21:55
    Brussels - Gare du Nord
    from£18.02

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Brussels

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • Deutsche Bahn
    06:14
    Essen
    Duration 3h 21m
    09:35
    Brussels
    from£26.95
  • Deutsche Bahn
    06:14
    Essen
    Duration 3h 40m
    09:54
    Brussels
    from£26.95
  • OUI.sncf
    12:00
    Essen
    Duration 3h 26m
    15:26
    Brussels
    from£67.05
  • OUI.sncf
    06:00
    Essen
    Duration 3h 26m
    09:26
    Brussels
    from£67.05

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Brussels

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    18:40
    Essen
    Duration 2h 50m
    21:30
    Brussels
    from£8.11
  • BlaBlaCar
    16:00
    Essen
    Duration 3h 0m
    19:00
    Brussels
    from£10.82
  • BlaBlaCar
    08:40
    Essen
    Duration 2h 40m
    11:20
    Brussels
    from£11.72
  • BlaBlaCar
    13:00
    Essen
    Duration 2h 40m
    15:40
    Brussels
    from£12.62

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

There’s many buses available on the route from Brussels to Essen, which is why it’s good to check and compare. You’re likely to get a cheap ticket for £11.71 but when demand is high, tickets tend to be a little more expensive. This might also be the case if you book at short notice. You’ll also find that there’s differences in journey time, depending on whether you pick a bus from FlixBus, BlaBlaBus or Busbud: The fastest coach from Essen to Brussels takes as little time as . In our search results you'll be able to spot it at first glance. Click on the "Find Now" button and book your trip'!
If you want to go away but don’t know how, we'd highly recommend checking the bus timetables. Taking the bus is not only an environment-friendly option, it’s also quite cheap and as comfortable and convenient as taking a train or plane. In recent years, intercity bus operators have really gone the extra mile by offering top-notch on-board features ranging from USB ports over entertainment systems to WiFi for free. On CheckMyBus you can easily find out which operators offer which services. Also make sure to check the individual baggage policies: Most companies operating the route Brussels - Essen allow you to take handluggage and one normal size suitcase on board free of charge. Additional or oversize luggage can usually be added for some extra pounds. Do you have all the information you need for a successful trip from Essen to Brussels? Take a look at the exact location of the bus stops in both cities, check departure times and find the perfect ride. One last piece of advice: Browse our homepage for the latest promotions. After all, everyone likes a good bargain, right?
Steer clear of the price chaos by using our homepage! Find suitable bus rides and compare them to other travel options including trains, carpooling and even flights. This way you’ll always get the best offer with prices currently starting from £11.71. Also check journey times: The fastest bus – at the moment provided by to get you to your destination.

Bus stops in Brussels and Essen

Stations
Freiheit , 45127 Essen (Germany)
Am Grugapark , 45131 Essen (Germany)
Am Porschepl. , 45127 Essen (Germany)

Compare Brussels and Essen

£5.41
£4.41
Brussels
Essen
A taxi journey in Brussels is 19% more expensive than in Essen.
£1.89
£2.34
Brussels
Essen
A bus fare in Brussels is 20% cheaper than in Essen.
£3.61
£3.61
Brussels
Essen
A pint of beer in Brussels is 0% more expensive than in Essen.
£0.85
£0.34
Brussels
Essen
A bottle of water in Brussels is 60% more expensive than in Essen.
£14.56
£4.81
Brussels
Essen
A meal in Brussels is 67% more expensive than in Essen.

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