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Facts about the coach from Cologne to Essen

Cheapest Bus£4.50
Fastest Bus0h 57m
Earliest Coach15:01
Latest Coach20:25
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance57.7 km
Coach CompaniesFlixBus, Eurolines Germany

The cheapest coach connections from Cologne to Essen

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  • FlixBus
    15:01
    Cologne - Refrath
    Duration 0h 57m
    15:58
    Essen - central station (Freiheit)
    from£4.50
  • Eurolines Germany
    20:25
    Cologne - Central station
    Duration 1h 45m
    22:10
    Essen - central station (Freiheit)
    from£6.31

The cheapest train connections from Cologne to Essen

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

  • FlixTrain
    16:01
    Cologne - Refrath
    Duration 0h 53m
    16:54
    Essen - central station (Freiheit)
    from£4.50
  • Deutsche Bahn
    05:09
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 16m
    06:25
    Essen
    from£15.50

The cheapest carpooling offers from Cologne to Essen

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    21:15
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 0m
    22:15
    Essen
    from£3.60
  • BlaBlaCar
    14:00
    Cologne
    Duration 1h 0m
    15:00
    Essen
    from£3.60
  • Movacar
    16:00
    Cologne
    Duration 0h 44m
    16:44
    Essen
    from£51.22
  • Movacar
    12:00
    Cologne
    Duration 0h 44m
    12:44
    Essen
    from£51.22

The cheapest coach connections from Essen to Cologne

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  • FlixBus
    20:04
    Essen - central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 1h 5m
    21:09
    Cologne - Refrath
    from£4.50
  • Eurolines Germany
    08:45
    Essen - central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 2h 0m
    10:45
    Cologne - Central station
    from£5.41

The cheapest train connections from Essen to Cologne

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

  • FlixTrain
    20:50
    Essen - central station (Freiheit)
    Duration 0h 53m
    21:43
    Cologne - Refrath
    from£4.50
  • Deutsche Bahn
    07:03
    Essen
    Duration 1h 12m
    08:15
    Cologne
    from£15.50

The cheapest carpooling offers from Essen to Cologne

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

  • BlaBlaCar
    15:50
    Essen
    Duration 1h 0m
    16:50
    Cologne
    from£4.51
  • BlaBlaCar
    11:00
    Essen
    Duration 1h 10m
    12:10
    Cologne
    from£4.51
  • Movacar
    11:00
    Essen
    Duration 0h 44m
    11:44
    Cologne
    from£51.22
  • Movacar
    12:00
    Essen
    Duration 0h 44m
    12:44
    Cologne
    from£51.22

Information about the bus connection, amenities and services

Are you aware that you don’t have to spend too much when booking a connection from Cologne to Essen or vice versa? On CheckMyBus you'll find all the information you need to pick the best bus! By comparing the timetables of Eurolines Germany, FlixBus and Cipolla Group, you can find the optimal intercity bus connection between the two cities, and compare prices, durations, routes, times and comfort features. The choice is yours: Find the bus that which suits all of your preferences.
Opting for the bus for a city trip is getting more and more popular. Not only is it a very inexpensive and ecofriendly way of travelling, but also as comfortable and convenient as taking a plane or train. In recent years, coach companies have stepped up their game when it comes to on-board amenities by offering appliances from electric sockets over air-conditioning units to complimentary WiFi. When taking a look at the search results depicted on our page, you can instantly see, which provider offers which comfort features. For instance, complimentary WiFi can be found on the buses of FlixBus. A generous baggage policy is basically a given as well: Most providers, which offer buses from Cologne to Essen, allow their passengers to take a normal sized suitcase in addition to hand-luggage. Additional luggage or outsize luggage can usually be booked for a few quid on top. Have you remembered to check all the info necessary for a successful coach ride from Essen to Cologne? Take a look at the exact location of the coach stations in both cities, find out about departure times and pick the ideal bus for your personal wishes and needs. You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current deals for your bus Cologne – Essen: Saving a few pounds on top will allow you to spend more money on souvenirs, snacks and beverages on the coach or simply to stock up your holiday funds.

Bus stops in Cologne and Essen

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

Compare Cologne and Essen

£4.77
£4.41
Cologne
Essen
A taxi journey in Cologne is 8% more expensive than in Essen.
£2.52
£2.34
Cologne
Essen
A bus fare in Cologne is 8% more expensive than in Essen.
£3.15
£3.60
Cologne
Essen
A pint of beer in Cologne is 13% cheaper than in Essen.
£0.41
£0.34
Cologne
Essen
A bottle of water in Cologne is 18% more expensive than in Essen.
£5.82
£4.81
Cologne
Essen
A meal in Cologne is 18% more expensive than in Essen.

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