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There are 10 ways to get from Århus to Essen Hbf by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Essen Hbf Ic / ...

$126 - $183

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Flensburg 150
  2. Take the bus from Flensburg to Essen N74

$41 - $73

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Train, bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Horsens St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Horsens train station to Hamburg Central Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Essen, Essen central station

$121 - $151

Drive, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Drive from Århus to Bremen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Essen Hbf Ic / ...

$120 - $174

Drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Drive from Århus to Essen Hbf 431.9 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Aarhus to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Aarhus (AAR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AAR - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$169 - $284

Train to Billund, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BLL - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$103 - $439

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to CPH Lufthavn
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CPH - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$94 - $295

Train to Hamburg, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$101 - $242

Train to Billund, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BLL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf

$114 - $436

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The cheapest way to get from Århus to Essen Hbf is to bus which costs 260 kr - 480 kr and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Århus to Essen Hbf is to train and fly which costs 650 kr - 2900 kr and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Århus to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Aarhus and arriving at Essen via Flensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Århus to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Aarhus H and arriving at Essen Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 48m.

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The distance between Århus and Essen Hbf is 564 km. The road distance is 691 km.

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The best way to get from Århus to Essen Hbf without a car is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs 800 kr - 1200 kr.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Århus to Essen Hbf, including transfers.

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Århus to Essen Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aarhus station.

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Århus to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Aarhus H station.

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The best way to get from Århus to Essen Hbf is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs 800 kr - 1200 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 260 kr - 480 kr and takes 13h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Århus to Essen Hbf.
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  • Distance: 352.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 48m

What companies run services between Århus, Denmark and Essen Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Århus to Essen Hbf via Hamburg Hbf in around 8h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Århus to Essen Hbf via Flensburg in around 13h 10m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to CPH Lufthavn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Second Class
$21 - $110
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
Flixtrain
S-Bahn Köln
Phone
0 18 06 50 40 30
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
S-Bahn Köln
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Horsens train station to Hamburg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
Comati PSG
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aarhus to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Flensburg to Essen
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Aarhus Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Århus to Essen Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Essen station.

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Århus to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Essen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Århus to Essen Hbf is 691 km. It takes approximately 6h 14m to drive from Århus to Essen Hbf.

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easyJet and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Aarhus Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Essen Hbf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Århus to Aarhus Airport is to bus which takes 42m and costs 55 kr - 75 kr.

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