There are 5 ways to get from Nijmegen to Essen Hbf by train, bus, night 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 23 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf ICE International

$45 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Station 83 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Essen N116

$5 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station Bstg 2 to Kleve Bahnhof Bstg 4 Sb58
  2. Take the train from Kleve to Duisburg Hbf Regional

$37 - $54

Train, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen-Sterkrade Stoptrein RE19
  2. Take the bus from Bottrop ZOB Berliner Platz Bstg 04 to Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 5 Sb16 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Essen Hbf 74 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Essen Hbf is to bus and night bus which costs 4€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Essen Hbf is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Nijmegen and Essen Hbf is 91 km. The road distance is 118.3 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Nijmegen to Essen Hbf, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nijmegen station to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen, Centraal Station and arriving at Essen via Venlo, Venlo Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nijmegen to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Essen Hbf via Arnhem Centraal and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nijmegen to Essen Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kleve to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen-Sterkrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
+49 2841 2050
Email
info@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station Bstg 2 to Kleve Bahnhof Bstg 4
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG
BVR Busverkehr Rheinland GmbH
Phone
01806 607085
Email
dbregiobusnrw@deutschebahn.com
Website
rheinlandbus.de
Bus from Bottrop ZOB Berliner Platz Bstg 04 to Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 5
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
BVR Busverkehr Rheinland GmbH
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Phone
49 (0) 2366 186 - 0
Email
info@vestische.de
Website
vestische.de
Bus from Bottrop ZOB Berliner Platz Bstg 04 to Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 5
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Bus from Bottrop ZOB Berliner Platz Bstg 01 to Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 6
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
arriva.nl
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Essen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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