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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Prague to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$52 - $224

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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Essen N23

$40 - $70

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Bus to Dresden, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DRS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$46 - $179

Fly Prague to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$80 - $245

Bus to Dresden, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) DRS - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Essen Hbf

$84 - $280

Fly Prague to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA) PRG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf

$78 - $332

Train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice

$137 - $200

Bus, train  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
  2. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Essen Hbf S6 / ...

$64 - $107

Drive, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice

$127 - $185

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Essen Hbf 437.2 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf is to bus which costs 850 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf is to fly and train which costs 1 100 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Essen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Essen Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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The distance between Prague and Essen Hbf is 542 km. The road distance is 699.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf without a car is to train which takes 8 h 27 min and costs 3 000 Kč - 4 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Prague to Essen Hbf, including transfers.

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Prague to Essen Hbf bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf is to train which takes 8 h 27 min and costs 3 000 Kč - 4 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 850 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 9 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Essen Hbf.
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  • Distance: 338.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Essen Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Prague to Essen Hbf via Nürnberg ZOB and Nürnberg Hbf in around 8 h 27 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Essen Hbf once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dresden to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $110
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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avv.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
avv.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Essen
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Essen Hbf is 700 km. It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to drive from Prague to Essen Hbf.

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CSA, KLM, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Prague Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Prague to Essen Hbf bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 624+ hotels available in Essen Hbf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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