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Stuttgart to Essen bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$26.16
Fastest time6h 55m
Trips per day20
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How to book cheap Stuttgart to Essen bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Stuttgart to Essen is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Stuttgart to Essen were $29.08. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $7.26 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Stuttgart to Essen?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Stuttgart to Essen by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

FlixBus from Stuttgart to Essen has the most daily schedules

On average there are 20 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Stuttgart to Essen, with an average of 20 trips per day and 40 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Stuttgart to Essen. Of the 20 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Stuttgart to Essen starts at $53.02.

1 carriers offer Stuttgart to Essen bus trips


Book FlixBus from Stuttgart to Essen from $26.16. There are 20 FlixBus schedules from Stuttgart to Essen and you can expect on average to pay $36.33 for a FlixBus ticket to Essen. In Stuttgart, FlixBus departs to Essen from Kornwestheim and 3 other stations. In Essen, FlixBus arrives at Train Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Stuttgart to Essen takes 9 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Essen in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 22 trips per day and you could expect to pay $48.24 for a weekend getaway trip to Essen.

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Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have bus departures from Stuttgart. Most bus trips to Essen will depart from Kornwestheim, Stuttgart Airport, Vaihingen, Train Station.
  • Kornwestheim
  • Stuttgart Airport
  • Vaihingen
  • Train Station
bus trips arrive in Essen at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Train Station, Train Station are the main bus stations in Essen for trips arriving from Stuttgart.
  • Train Station
  • Train Station