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Buses from Liège to Essen

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Liège to Essen. Traveling by bus from Liège to Essen usually takes around 3 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance84 mi (136 km)
Shortest duration2h 55m
Cheapest price$9.98
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Liège to Essen?

$10.14 is the average price of a bus ticket from Liège to Essen. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in October. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$18 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Liège to Essen in February, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$33 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Liège to Essen?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Liège to Essen that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus14h 1m$10.22
FlixBus23h 34m$16.80
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    Book BlaBlaCar Bus from Liège to Essen from $10. There are 1 BlaBlaCar Bus schedules from Liège to Essen and you can expect on average to pay for a BlaBlaCar Bus ticket to Essen. In Liège, BlaBlaCar Bus departs to Essen from Rue Varin 33 and no other station. In Essen, BlaBlaCar Bus arrives at Essen-Hauptbahnhof Station and no other station.

    An average trip on BlaBlaCar Bus from Liège to Essen takes 4 hours and 1 minutes , while the fastest available BlaBlaCar Bus trip will get you to Essen in 2 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, BlaBlaCar Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Essen.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Liège to Essen from $10. There are 2 FlixBus schedules from Liège to Essen and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Essen. In Liège, FlixBus departs to Essen from Rue Varin 33 and no other station. In Essen, FlixBus arrives at Train Station and no other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Liège to Essen takes 3 hours and 34 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Essen in 2 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Essen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Liège to Essen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 42 minutes to cover the 136 kilometers from Liège to Essen. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 55 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Liège?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Liège to Essen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Liège to Essen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Liège to North Rhine-Westphalia without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Liège to Essen; ticket prices start at $37.02.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Liège?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Liège.

All bus stations in Liège:

  • Rue Varin 33

Where does the bus arrive in Essen?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Essen.

Bus stations in Essen:

  • Train Station

  • Essen-Hauptbahnhof Station

Need a return trip from Essen to Liège?

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