There are 6 ways to get from Essen to Arena AufSchalke by tram, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or foot

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

Line 107 tram, line 302 tram  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 107 tram from Essen Rathaus Essen Bstg 1 to Gelsenkirchen Musiktheater 107
  2. Take the line 302 tram from Gelsenkirchen Musiktheater to Gelsenkirchen VELTINS-Arena 302

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Essen to Gelsenkirchen 9.5 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Line 155 bus, line 381 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 155 bus from Essen Rathaus Essen Bstg 4 to Essen Landschede Bstg 2 155
  2. Take the line 381 bus from Gelsenkirchen Landschede to Gelsenkirchen Sport-Paradies 381 / ...

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Essen to Arena AufSchalke 10.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Essen to Arena AufSchalke 10.2 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Walk from Essen to Arena AufSchalke 8.9 miles

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Essen to Arena AufSchalke. However, there are services departing from Essen Rathaus Essen Bstg 4 and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Sport-Paradies via Gelsenkirchen Landschede. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Essen and Arena AufSchalke is 12 km. The road distance is 16.3 km.

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The best way to get from Essen to Arena AufSchalke without a car is to line 107 tram and line 302 tram which takes 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Essen to Arena AufSchalke, including transfers.

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Essen to Arena AufSchalke bus services, operated by Ruhrbahn GmbH, depart from Essen Rathaus Essen Bstg 4 station.

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Essen to Arena AufSchalke bus services, operated by Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG, arrive at Gelsenkirchen Sport-Paradies station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essen to Arena AufSchalke is 16 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Essen to Arena AufSchalke.

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There are 470+ hotels available in Arena AufSchalke. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Essen and Arena AufSchalke. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Essen to Arena AufSchalke.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Essen, Germany and Arena AufSchalke, Germany?

You can take a bus from Essen to Arena AufSchalke via Essen Landschede Bstg 2, Gelsenkirchen Landschede, and Gelsenkirchen Sport-Paradies in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Tram from Essen Rathaus Essen Bstg 1 to Gelsenkirchen Musiktheater
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Phone
0234 303 0
Website
bogestra.de
Tram from Gelsenkirchen Musiktheater to Gelsenkirchen VELTINS-Arena
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Bus operators
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Bus from Essen Rathaus Essen Bstg 4 to Essen Landschede Bstg 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Phone
0234 303 0
Website
bogestra.de
Bus from Gelsenkirchen Landschede to Gelsenkirchen Sport-Paradies
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Essen to Gelsenkirchen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Essen to Arena AufSchalke
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Taxi Dina
Phone
+49 201/8308877
Website
taxi-dina.de
Trans-Port-Essen
Phone
+49 201/706090
Website
trans-port-essen.de

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