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Buses from Bucharest to Essen

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Bucharest - Essen Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Bucharest to Essen. Traveling by bus from Bucharest to Essen usually takes around 40 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 37 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance1004 mi (1616 km)
Shortest duration37h 15m
Cheapest price$128.04
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Bucharest to Essen?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Bucharest to Essen. FlixBus is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus11d 16h 30m$172.14
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Bucharest to Essen from $128. There are 1 FlixBus schedules from Bucharest to Essen and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Essen. In Bucharest, FlixBus departs to Essen from Bucuresti Militari Bus Station and no other station. In Essen, FlixBus arrives at Train Station and no other station.

    An average trip on FlixBus from Bucharest to Essen takes 40 hours and 30 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Essen in 37 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 1 trip 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 Bucharest 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 40 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 1616 kilometers from Bucharest to Essen. However, the fastest bus only takes 37 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bucharest?

There is usually only one bus per day from Bucharest to Essen. It leaves the station in Bucharest at 3:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many bus trips to Essen are there per day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Bucharest to Essen. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Bucharest

Considered one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, Bucharest boasts a unique look that effortlessly blends elements from the East and the West. To marvel at the city’s unique architecture, head over to the Palace of Parliament, which was built during the communist rule of the country. Blending iconic communist architectural elements with modernist Neoclassicism, the building is a living witness to the country’s controversial era. There are walking tours for interested visitors, and the building also houses Romania’s National Museum of Contemporary Art. For those interested in history or cultural lessons, the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, with its impressive collection of pottery, certainly is a good choice. For those who simply wish to enjoy a walk among nature, Carol Park is relatively close to the city center, and it rarely gets crowded.

Like most big European cities, the food scene at Bucharest is vibrant and extremely diverse. For those who enjoy authentically Romanian dishes, Casa Doina is a great choice. If you wish to enjoy something more exotic, Divan could be a great choice.

The main bus station in Bucharest is called Bucuresti Militari Bus Station. It is located on the outskirts of the city and it serves as the local hub for FlixBus. Bucharest’s main railway station is the Gara de Nord, which provides access to other European cities as well. The main airport is the Henri Coandă International Airport, located 10.3 miles north of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bucharest?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Bucharest.

All bus stations in Bucharest:

  • Bucuresti Militari Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Essen?

Arrival stations

All buses from Bucharest arrive at one main station in Essen.

Bus stations in Essen:

  • Train Station

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