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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 £8.41 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, Eurolines France 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'!

Brussels to Essen Coach Information

Cheapest Bus£8.41
Fastest Bus3h 25m
Distance197.3 km
Coach CompaniesFlixBus, Eurolines France, Eurolines Germany
  Bus Brussels - Essen    197 km
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-55%

The cheapest coach connections from Brussels to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Brussels
    Essen
      20:55
      01:00
    16 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £8.41
  • Brussels
    Essen
      09:10
      12:35
    21 Feb
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Brussels
    Essen
      09:25
      12:50
    26 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Brussels
    Essen
      03:10
      09:00
    30 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Brussels
    Essen
      03:10
      09:00
    15 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Brussels
    Essen
      15:10
      19:00
    5 Mar
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Brussels
    Essen
      15:10
      19:00
    30 Jan
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Brussels
    Essen
      20:55
      01:00
    11 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Brussels
    Essen
      11:00
      16:15
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £12.62
  • Brussels
    Essen
      11:00
      16:15
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £12.62
  • Brussels
    Essen
      03:10
      09:00
    12 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £12.62
  • Brussels
    Essen
      20:55
      01:00
    25 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £12.62
  • Brussels
    Essen
      17:30
      22:10
    25 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £15.99
  • Brussels
    Essen
      17:30
      22:10
    25 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £18.51


  Train Brussels - Essen    197 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Brussels to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Brussels
    Essen
      18:53
      23:50
    20 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Brussels
    Essen
      18:38
      00:25
    13 Dec
    +1
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £16.75
  • Brussels
    Essen
      13:25
      16:31
    25 Dec
    ThalysThalys
    from £63.96
  • Brussels
    Essen
      09:25
      12:15
    25 Dec
    ThalysThalys
    from £63.96


  Carpooling Brussels - Essen    197 km
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Brussels to Essen

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Brussels
    Essen
      13:00
      16:30
    12 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £13.47
  • Brussels
    Essen
      15:00
      18:30
    13 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £13.47
  • Brussels
    Essen
      12:00
      15:10
    25 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.15


  Bus Essen - Brussels    197 km
Ø Bus connections14 x
Savings-48%

The cheapest coach connections from Essen to Brussels

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Essen
    Brussels
      22:45
      03:55
    19 Feb
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Essen
    Brussels
      04:35
      08:55
    15 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Essen
    Brussels
      22:45
      03:55
    16 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Essen
    Brussels
      18:30
      22:05
    25 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Essen
    Brussels
      22:45
      03:55
    25 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £10.93
  • Essen
    Brussels
      15:15
      20:00
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £12.62
  • Essen
    Brussels
      15:15
      20:00
    25 Dec
    Eurolines FranceEurolines France
    from £12.62
  • Essen
    Brussels
      18:30
      22:05
    12 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £12.62
  • Essen
    Brussels
      18:30
      22:05
    13 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £12.62
  • Essen
    Brussels
      09:45
      15:00
    25 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £14.31
  • Essen
    Brussels
      09:45
      15:00
    25 Dec
    Eurolines GermanyEurolines Germany
    from £15.99
  • Essen
    Brussels
      22:45
      03:55
    21 Dec
    +1
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £16.82
  • Essen
    Brussels
      12:00
      15:45
    21 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £21.03
  • Essen
    Brussels
      18:10
      21:35
    21 Dec
    FlixBusFlixBus
    from £21.03


  Train Essen - Brussels    197 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Brussels

%No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Brussels
      12:41
      17:14
    12 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £20.96
  • Essen
    Brussels
      05:33
      09:35
    21 Dec
    Deutsche BahnDeutsche Bahn
    from £25.16
  • Essen
    Brussels
      17:49
      20:35
    25 Dec
    ThalysThalys
    from £63.96
  • Essen
    Brussels
      07:49
      10:35
    25 Dec
    ThalysThalys
    from £63.96


  Carpooling Essen - Brussels    197 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Brussels

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Essen
    Brussels
      15:40
      18:50
    13 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.99


Current ticket prices

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 £8.41. 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)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Brussels to Essen and return

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?

Brussels and Essen: Useful Info

Brussels
1.02 Million
Essen
0.59 Million
Taxi
£5.05
£4.13
Brussels
Essen
A taxi journey in Brussels is 19% more expensive than in Essen.
Local buses
£1.77
£2.19
Brussels
Essen
A bus fare in Brussels is 20% cheaper than in Essen.
Beer
£3.37
£3.37
Brussels
Essen
A pint of beer in Brussels is 0% more expensive than in Essen.
Water
£0.80
£0.31
Brussels
Essen
A bottle of water in Brussels is 62% more expensive than in Essen.
Meal
£13.60
£4.49
Brussels
Essen
A meal in Brussels is 67% more expensive than in Essen.
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