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There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Essen Hbf by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) WAW - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$46 - $169

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Fly Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Frankfurt (FRA) WAW - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf

$116 - $276

Fly Warsaw Modlin to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Modlin (WMI) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) WMI - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Essen Hbf

$68 - $202

Train  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Essen Hbf Ice

$138 - $201

Bus  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Essen Hbf

$76 - $111

Bus, night bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Venlo
  2. Take the night bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Essen N116

$54 - $78

Drive, train  •  9h 20m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice

$158 - $231

Drive  •  9h 24m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Essen Hbf 665.4 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Essen Hbf is to bus and night bus which costs 200 zł - 300 zł and takes 20h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Essen Hbf is to fly and train which costs 170 zł - 650 zł and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Essen Hbf via Warsaw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Essen Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 43m.

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The distance between Warsaw and Essen Hbf is 964 km. The road distance is 1064.7 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Essen Hbf without a car is to train which takes 10h 43m and costs 500 zł - 750 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 15m to get from Warsaw to Essen Hbf, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Essen Hbf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Warsaw station.

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Warsaw to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Essen Hbf is to train which takes 10h 43m and costs 500 zł - 750 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 280 zł - 420 zł and takes 18h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Essen Hbf.
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  • Distance: 602.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Essen Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Warsaw to Essen Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 10h 43m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Warsaw to Essen Hbf 5 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 17h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Poznan
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Krakow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
avv.de
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.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
Intercity.pl
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Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Warsaw to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Essen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Warsaw to Essen Hbf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Essen Hbf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Essen Hbf is 1065 km. It takes approximately 9h 24m to drive from Warsaw to Essen Hbf.

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Scandinavian Airlines, KLM, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 648+ hotels available in Essen Hbf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to train which takes 20m and costs 3 zł - 21 zł.

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