Coaches from Antwerp to Essen

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Antwerp - Essen Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity coaches per day from Antwerp to Essen. Traveling by coach from Antwerp to Essen usually takes around 6 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance114 mi (183 km)
Shortest duration3h 30m
Cheapest price£11.66
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Antwerp to Essen?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Antwerp to Essen. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus76h 10m£30.91
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 7 trips from Antwerp to Essen, and usually makes the trip in about 6 hours and 10 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Antwerp to Essen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach 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, coach 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 coach 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 coach.

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 coach ride from Antwerp to Essen?

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 9 minutes to cover the 114 miles from Antwerp to Essen. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach 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 coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Essen. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Antwerp?

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Antwerp to Essen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach departures serve Essen each day?

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Antwerp to Essen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct coach. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different coach at any point during your trip. Direct coaches also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Antwerp to Essen; ticket prices start at £43.75.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Antwerp?

Main departure station: Central Station

Antwerp has two coach stations with service to Essen.

All coach stations in Antwerp:

  • Central Station

  • Berchem

Where does the coach arrive in Essen?

Main arrival station: Train Station

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

Coach stations in Essen:

  • Train Station

  • Essen Hbf

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