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Buses from Liège to Essen

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Liège - Essen Bus Timetable

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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 52 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€6.98
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Liège to Essen

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Liège to Essen?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Liège to Essen that you can compare 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 0m€10.11
FlixBus23h 40m€15.96
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Liège and Essen, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Liège to Essen, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 40 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 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 from Liège to Essen?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 52 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Liège?

The first bus leaves at 02:00 and the last bus leaves at 15:00. 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 Essen without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Liège to Essen; ticket prices start at €39.27.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Liège?

Main departure station: Rue Varin 33

Most buses depart from the main station in Liège.

All bus stations in Liège:

  • Rue Varin 33

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