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Duration 6h 3m
Distance 236.5 km
Average price 22€
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Grimbergen and Essen takes 6h 3m and the fastest bus takes 6h 1m. The bus runs, on average, 3 times per week from Grimbergen to Essen. 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. Brussels-North train station
  2. Essen
6h 51m
19€ - 24€

Grimbergen to Essen bus times

Buses run three times a week between Grimbergen and Essen. The service departs Grimbergen at 15:23 in the afternoon, which arrives into Essen at 21:30. All services require a transfer at Brussel Noord afstaphalte and take an average of 6h 3m. 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 Grimbergen to Essen? 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 Grimbergen to Essen station. However, there are services departing from Grimbergen Triohofstraat and arriving at Essen central train station via Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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The distance between Grimbergen and Essen is 193 km. The road distance is 236.5 km.

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Grimbergen to Essen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

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Grimbergen to Essen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Essen central train station.

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There are 632+ hotels available in Essen. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Grimbergen and Essen?

FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Essen central train station 3 times a week. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 5h 10m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
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 Brussels-North train station to Essen central train station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€

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