Cheap bus tickets from Rotterdam to Essenfrom $18.99
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Bus stations and stops in Rotterdam
Rotterdam central station
3013 AP Rotterdam
Rotterdam Zuidplein (Platform X)
Bus stations and stops in Essen
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Find the cheapest buses from Rotterdam to Essen
Getting from Rotterdam to Essen is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 139 miles apart and traveling between the two takes as fast as 3 hours 10 minutes.
FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.
You can get bus tickets to travel between Rotterdam and Essen for as little as $9.99 if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays.
We have a large network of 200 destinations, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for great value.
Traveling from Rotterdam to Essen
It's easy to get from Rotterdam to Essen with FlixBus, with 4 direct buses per day.
You can expect a minimum of 2.0 stops on your journey. It can take a minimum time of 3 hours 10 minutes.
Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we're working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.
The average cost of bus travel between Rotterdam and Essen is $9.99, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.
Taking the bus from Rotterdam
Traveling from Rotterdam and not familiar with it? Here's everything you need to know.
Rotterdam is a transport hub with 2 bus station(s); the 127 connections departing from Rotterdam every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.
Arriving in Essen
Traveling to Essen for the first time? Here's what you need to know:
Essen is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network, with 265 connections arriving in one of the 1 bus station(s) of the city, giving you easy access to all corners of the country.
What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Rotterdam to Essen
Getting from Rotterdam to Essen aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.
You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you're taking a long trip, you don't need to worry about traveling light.
All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.
Just book online or on our FlixBus App when purchasing your ticket using any of our available payment methods.
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