There are 5 ways to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  58 min

  1. Take the subway from D-ESPRIT arena / Messe Nord Bstg 1 to Düsseldorf Hbf Bstg 2 U78
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice / ...

$17 - $35

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Line 722 bus, train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 722 bus from D-Messe-Center Bstg 1 to D-Karl-Geusen-Straße Bstg 1 722
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Oberbilk to Essen Hbf S6

Line 722 bus, bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 722 bus from D-Messe-Center Bstg 1 to D-Worringer Platz Bstg 1 722
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf ZOB to Essen - Hauptbahnhof

$35 - $50

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen 20.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen 20.4 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen is to drive which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen is to taxi which costs 70€ - 90€ and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen. However, there are services departing from D-Messe-Center Bstg 1 and arriving at Essen - Hauptbahnhof via Düsseldorf ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Messe Düsseldorf and Essen is 29 km. The road distance is 32.7 km.

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The best way to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen without a car is to subway and train which takes 58 min and costs 14€ - 28€.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen, including transfers.

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Messe Düsseldorf to Essen bus services, operated by Rheinbahn AG, depart from D-Messe-Center Bstg 1 station.

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Messe Düsseldorf to Essen bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Essen - Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Messe Düsseldorf to Essen is 33 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen.

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There are 611+ hotels available in Essen. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Messe Düsseldorf, Germany and Essen, Germany?

You can take a bus from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen via D-Messe-Center Bstg 1, D-Worringer Platz Bstg 1, and Düsseldorf ZOB in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Rheinbahn AG
Phone
01806. 50 40 30
Website
rheinbahn.com
Subway from D-ESPRIT arena / Messe Nord Bstg 1 to Düsseldorf Hbf Bstg 2
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Rheinbahn AG
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$17 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Oberbilk to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Rheinbahn AG
Phone
01806. 50 40 30
Website
rheinbahn.com
Bus from D-Messe-Center Bstg 1 to D-Karl-Geusen-Straße Bstg 1
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Rheinbahn AG
Bus from D-Messe-Center Bstg 1 to D-Worringer Platz Bstg 1
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Rheinbahn AG
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf ZOB to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
Taxi from Messe Düsseldorf to Essen
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Taxi Düsseldorf eG
Phone
+49 211/33333
Website
taxi-duesseldorf.com
Michael Gerst Taxibetrieb
Phone
+49 211/327760
Kinder-Taxi
Phone
+49 211/2601307
DGS GmbH
Phone
+49 211 99 22 000
Website
dgs-grossraumtaxi.de

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