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Duration 6h 7m
Distance 257 km
Average price 21€
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Essen and Affligem takes 6h 7m and the fastest bus takes 6h 3m. The bus runs, on average, 3 times per week from Essen to Affligem. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Essen central train station
  2. Affligem
6h 1m
18€ - 23€

Essen to Affligem bus times

Buses run three times a week between Essen and Affligem. The service departs Essen at 05:00 in the morning, which arrives into Affligem at 11:16. All services require a transfer at Brussels-North train station and take an average of 6h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Essen to Affligem? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct bus from Essen station to Affligem. However, there are services departing from Essen central train station and arriving at Hekelgem Bleregem via Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Essen and Affligem is 211 km. The road distance is 257 km.

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Essen to Affligem bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Essen central train station.

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Essen to Affligem bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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There are 1245+ hotels available in Affligem. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Essen and Affligem?

FlixBus operates a bus from Essen central train station to Brussels-North train station 3 times a week. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 4h 50m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Essen central train station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€

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