There are 3 ways to get from Essen to Eindhoven by 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Viersen Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Viersen to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven

$30 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Essen to Eindhoven 080

$8 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Essen to Eindhoven 72.8 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between Essen, Germany and Eindhoven, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Essen to Eindhoven via Viersen and Venlo in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Essen to Eindhoven once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Viersen
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Viersen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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 Essen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Essen and Eindhoven is 106 km. The road distance is 116 km.

The cheapest way to get from Essen to Eindhoven is to bus which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Essen to Eindhoven is to drive which takes 1 h 9 min and costs 14€ - 21€.

No, there is no direct train from Essen to Eindhoven. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Eindhoven via Viersen and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Essen and arriving at Eindhoven. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Essen to Eindhoven, including transfers.