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There are 5 ways to get from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen Re / ...

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Bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Essen central train station to Düsseldorf central bus station N261 / ...
  2. Take the bus from D-Worringer Platz to D-Flughafen Term. A/B/C 721

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) 29.8 km

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) 29.8 km

Towncar  •  19 min

  1. Take a town car from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport 29.8 km

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The cheapest way to get from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 19 min.

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The fastest way to get from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs €70 - €90.

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No, there is no direct bus from Essen station to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS). However, there are services departing from Essen central train station and arriving at D-Flughafen Term. A/B/C via D-Worringer Platz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 7m.

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The distance between Essen and Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is 26 km. The road distance is 29.8 km.

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The best way to get from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs €1 - €70.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS), including transfers.

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Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Essen central train station.

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The best way to get from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is to train which takes 31 min and costs €1 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 7m.

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Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) bus services, operated by Rheinbahn AG, arrive at D-Flughafen Term. A/B/C station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) is 30 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS).

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  • Distance: 26.1 km
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Essen, Germany and Dusseldorf Airport (DUS), Germany?

National Express operates a train from Essen Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €8 - €11 and the journey takes 24 min. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) via Düsseldorf central bus station and D-Worringer Platz in around 1h 7m.

Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hauptbahnhof to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Abellio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Eurobahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Thalys
Standard
€35 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €65
Premium
€50 - €70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Essen central train station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Essen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Blablabus
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
EuroClub
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Dusseldorf Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Karat-S
Rheinbahn AG
Website
rheinbahn.de
Bus from D-Worringer Platz to D-Flughafen Term. A/B/C
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
rheinbahn.de
Rheinbahn Bus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from D-Worringer Platz to D-Flughafen Term. A/B/C
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Other operators
Taxi from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport (DUS)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Trans-Port-Essen
Phone
+49 201/706090
Website
trans-port-essen.de
Taxi Essen
Phone
+49 201 8 66 54
Website
taxiessen.de
Taxi e.G.
Phone
+49 201 238383
Website
taxiessen.de
Taxi Arnu
Phone
+49 1590 6426696
Website
taxi-arnu.de
Jayride
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Essen to Dusseldorf Airport

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