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.

Recommended option

Fly Prague to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$62 - $234

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 55 min

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

$40 - $70

8 alternative options

Fly Prague to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$79 - $262

Bus to Dresden, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 40 min

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

$56 - $188

Bus to Dresden, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 46 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

$83 - $296

Fly Prague to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$80 - $343

Fly Prague to Eindhoven, train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Eindhoven (EIN) PRG - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Viersen to Essen Hbf

$64 - $256

Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice

$145 - $214

Bus, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport
  2. Take the train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Essen Hbf Re / ...

$70 - $126

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Prague to Essen Hbf 437.2 miles

$90 - $140

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

You can take a train from Prague to Essen Hbf via Nürnberg ZOB and Nürnberg Hbf in around 8 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Prague to Essen Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Dresden to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Dresden to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Prague to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Prague to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Derendorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $120
Train from Viersen to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$29 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $65
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Nürnberg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
cd.cz
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
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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
$40 - $70
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
$40 - $85
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Prague to Essen Hbf?

The distance between Prague and Essen Hbf is 542 km. The road distance is 700 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf?

The quickest way to get from Prague to Essen Hbf is to fly and train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 1 300 Kč - 4 900 Kč.

Is there a direct train between Prague and Essen Hbf?

No, there is no direct train from Prague to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) and arriving at Essen Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Prague and Essen Hbf?

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.

How long does it take to get from Prague to Essen Hbf?

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Prague to Essen Hbf, including transfers.