Directions from Venlo to Essen Hbf

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Recommended option

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Eurobahn / ...
  2. Re / ...

$21 - $31

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. N116

$3 - $7

2 alternative options

Train via Düsseldorf Hbf  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Eurobahn / ...
  2. Re1 / ...

$25 - $29

Drive  •  44 min

  1. 40.9 miles

$10 - $15

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

You can take a train from Venlo to Essen Hbf via Viersen in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Viersen
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Viersen to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Venlo and Essen Hbf is 59 km. The road distance is 65 km.

The cheapest way to get from Venlo to Essen Hbf is to night bus which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Venlo to Essen Hbf is to drive which takes 44 min and costs 8€ - 13€.

No, there is no direct train from Venlo to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Venlo and arriving at Essen Hbf via Viersen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Venlo, Venlo Station and arriving at Essen. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Venlo to Essen Hbf, including transfers.