There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Essen Hbf by plane, 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.

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Fly Prague to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) PRG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$59 - $229

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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Essen N23 / ...

$35 - $65

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Bus to Dresden, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Drážďany, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DRS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$53 - $184

Fly Prague to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) PRG - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf

$76 - $255

Bus to Dresden, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Drážďany, Letiště
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) DRS - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf

$80 - $290

Fly Prague to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA) PRG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf

$107 - $302

Train via Berlin Hbf (tief)  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Essen Hbf Ice

$144 - $210

Train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ic

$143 - $218

Bus, train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
  2. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Essen Hbf Re1

$62 - $103

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Essen Hbf 437.2 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf is to bus which costs 850 Kč - 1 500 Kč and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf is to fly and train which costs 1 300 Kč - 5 500 Kč and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Prague and Essen Hbf is 542 km. The road distance is 699.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Prague to Essen Hbf, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Essen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. and arriving at Essen Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Essen Hbf.
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  • Distance: 338.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Essen Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Prague to Essen Hbf via Berlin Hbf (tief) in around 8 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Essen Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Prague to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dresden to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Prague to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Prague to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dresden to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Prague to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$27 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $60
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
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
cd.cz
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Drážďany, Letiště
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Essen
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
elines.cz

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