There are 3 ways to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Arnhem to Essen 056

$6 - $12

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Stoptrein RE19 / ...

$38 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Arnhem to Essen Hbf 68.3 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Arnhem, Netherlands and Essen Hbf, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Arnhem to Essen Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, Abellio Rail NRW operates a train from Arnhem to Essen Hbf hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 31 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Arnhem to Essen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Arnhem to Essen Hbf?

The distance between Arnhem and Essen Hbf is 96 km. The road distance is 109 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf?

The cheapest way to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf is to bus which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf?

The quickest way to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf is to drive which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 13€ - 20€.

Is there a direct train between Arnhem and Essen Hbf?

No, there is no direct train from Arnhem to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Arnhem Centraal and arriving at Essen Hbf via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Arnhem and Essen Hbf?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arnhem and arriving at Essen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf?

The bus from Arnhem to Essen takes 1 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.