Find bus tickets from Linz to Essen
Linz to Essen bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||13h 45m|
|Trips per day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Linz to Essen right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Linz to Essen?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €37.14 was the low point for bus fares from Linz to Essen. Buses from Essen to Linz are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €37.14 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 16 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 390 miles (628 kilometers) from Linz, to Essen, NW. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 45 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Linz to Essen for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 Linz?
The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from Linz to Essen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Linz to Essen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Linz to Essen; ticket prices start at €161.21.
What bus companies travel from Linz to Essen?
There is one bus company that operates from Linz to Essen. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the bus leave from in Linz?
Linz, has two bus stations with service to Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia:
- Industriezeile 84
- Central Train Station
Where does the bus arrive in Essen?
All buses from Linz arrive at one main station in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia:
- Train Station