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Karlsruhe to Essen bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€16.39
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day2
bus carriers1
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How to book cheap Karlsruhe to Essen bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Karlsruhe to Essen is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Karlsruhe to Essen were €22.53. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average €0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Karlsruhe to Essen by bus is at 16:00 on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 16:00 on Wednesday 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 Karlsruhe to Essen has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most options for departures from Karlsruhe to Essen, with an average of 2 trips per day and 2 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Karlsruhe to Essen. Of the 2 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Karlsruhe to Essen starts at €61.76.

1 carriers offer Karlsruhe to Essen bus trips


Book FlixBus from Karlsruhe to Essen from €16.39. There are 2 FlixBus schedules from Karlsruhe to Essen and you can expect on average to pay €22.53 for a FlixBus ticket to Essen. In Karlsruhe, FlixBus departs to Essen from Hinterm Hauptbahnhof and no other station. In Essen, FlixBus arrives at Train Station and no other station.

An average trip on FlixBus from Karlsruhe to Essen takes 7 hours and 38 minutes,

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Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Karlsruhe. Most bus trips to Essen will depart from Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Hinterm Hauptbahnhof
bus trips arrive in Essen at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Train Station are the main bus stations in Essen for trips arriving from Karlsruhe.
  • Train Station