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Duration 4h 50m
Distance 249.1 km
Average price 45€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Frankfurt am Main and Essen Berliner Platz takes 4h 50m and the fastest bus takes 4h 40m. The bus service runs several times per day from Frankfurt am Main to Essen Berliner Platz. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Frankfurt, Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Essen Berliner Platz
4h 58m
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35€ - 55€

Frankfurt am Main to Essen Berliner Platz bus times

Buses run twice daily between Frankfurt am Main and Essen Berliner Platz. The service departs Frankfurt am Main at 08:45 in the morning, which arrives into Essen Berliner Platz at 13:25. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 4h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Essen Berliner Platz? 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Hbf and arriving at Essen. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Essen Berliner Platz is 190 km. The road distance is 249.1 km.

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Frankfurt am Main to Essen Berliner Platz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Essen Berliner Platz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Essen station.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Essen Berliner Platz. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main and Essen Berliner Platz?

FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Hbf to Essen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 4h 40m. Karat-S also services this route once daily.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€

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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Hbf to Essen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Essen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Karat-S

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