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

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Arnhem to Essen 056

$6 - $11

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

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

$39 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Arnhem to Essen Hbf 68.3 miles

$16 - $24

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arnhem and arriving at Essen. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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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 47 min.

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The distance between Arnhem and Essen Hbf is 96 km. The road distance is 109.3 km.

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Arnhem to Essen takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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

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Arnhem to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Abellio NRW, depart from Arnhem Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 47 min.

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

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Arnhem to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Abellio NRW, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Arnhem to Essen Hbf.
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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Arnhem to Essen Hbf 6 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Abellio NRW operates a train from Arnhem to Essen Hbf hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 31 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route 5 times a day.

Train operators
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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 Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Arnhem to Essen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Arnhem to Essen Hbf is 109 km. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Arnhem to Essen Hbf.

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