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

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Fly Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) DUS - WAW

$55 - $151

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Bus  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station Düsseldorf - Warszawa

$54 - $73

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Warsaw Chopin  •  5h 51m

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

$88 - $300

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Warsaw Modlin  •  6h 9m

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

$69 - $200

Train  •  11h 7m

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

$138 - $203

Train, bus  •  21h 47m

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena S6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne Hbf to Warsaw

$89 - $133

Train, drive  •  9h 19m

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

$152 - $234

Drive  •  9h 25m

  1. Drive from Essen to Warsaw 669.8 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Essen to Warsaw is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 19h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Essen to Warsaw is to fly which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Essen station to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Essen Central Bus Station and arriving at Centrum 05 via Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 7m.

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The distance between Essen and Warsaw is 964 km. The road distance is 1071.6 km.

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The best way to get from Essen to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 11h 7m and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Essen to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Essen to Warsaw bus services, operated by EST Gdansk, arrive at Essen Central Bus Station.

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Essen to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Essen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Essen to Warsaw is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs 45€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 11h 7m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 19h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Essen to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 602.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

LOT, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Essen to Warsaw hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Essen to Warsaw via Berlin Hbf in around 11h 7m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Warsaw Chopin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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 Essen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $110
Train from Essen Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
EST Gdansk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen Hbf to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
17h 46m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Cologne Hbf to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
18h 56m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Essen to Warsaw bus services, operated by EST Gdansk, arrive at Warsaw Zachodni Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Essen to Warsaw is 1072 km. It takes approximately 9h 25m to drive from Essen to Warsaw.

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Hahn Air, KLM, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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