Bus Essen, NW - Dortmund prices from $29.67

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Essen, NW to Dortmund by bus

The journey from Essen, NW to Dortmund by bus is 19.96 mi and takes 3 hr 0 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:25 AM and the last at 7:25 AM. It is possible to travel from Essen, NW to Dortmund by bus for as little as $29.67 or as much as $29.67. The best price for this journey is $29.67.

Lowest Price$29.67
Journey Duration3 hr 0 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$29.67
Highest Price$29.67
First Departure7:25 AM
Last Departure7:25 AM
Distance19.96 mi
DepartureEssen, NW
ArrivalDortmund
CarriersThalys, FlixBus

Essen, NW to Dortmund Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Essen, NW to Dortmund
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Essen, NW to Dortmund.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Essen, NW to Dortmund, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Essen, NW to Dortmund.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Dortmund by bus

When travelling to Dortmund by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

<p><strong>Brand Update: Thalys Transforms into Eurostar!</strong> Thalys has rebranded as Eurostar after a merger, retaining its red trains and schedules, now with an Eurostar logo. Thalys is a high-speed train operator serving in France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. Following its merger with Eurostar, the service will now be available in these countries as well as in the UK.<br>Thalys trains operate at high speeds, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, making them one of the fastest and most convenient ways to travel between cities in the region. The trains have modern amenities, including comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and on-board dining options, making them a popular choice for both business and leisure travelers.</p>

Ticket types and facilities from Essen, NW to Dortmund

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Thalys when traveling from Essen, NW to Dortmund.

Standard

With The Standard ticket, you can get a budget-friendly second class seat with advanced booking. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Comfort

You can get a first class seat with The Comfort fare. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Premium

You can travel with a customized rate with full service benefits of the Premium fare. Experience a comfortable journey and maximum flexibility to make changes or cancel up until the last minute.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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All Thalys trains feature free WiFi. Plus, expect steady 3G or 4G coverage for most routes.
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All seats in every class have 2-pin, 220v power sockets to meet your charging needs.
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When traveling with Thalys, your ticket includes the privilege of carrying one hand luggage item and two larger bags, which must not exceed the dimensions of 75x53x70 cm. There is no weight limit specified, however, it's important to ensure that your baggage is within your personal handling capacity. The bags must be stored in the designated area on the train for the duration of the journey.
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For boarding assistance, please alert Thalys ahead of time. They accommodate wheelchairs adhering to specific dimensions: max 70 cm width, 120 cm height, 150 cm turning circle diameter, and a combined weight of 300 kg for passenger and luggage.
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In Standard and Comfort Class, the Thalys Welcome Bar awaits with an array of snacks. Opt to pre-order using your device for swift collection. Traveling Premium? Delight in Chef Frank Fol's gourmet meal served directly to your seat on journeys exceeding 50 minutes.
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Every Thalys train ensures a cool journey with onboard air-conditioning.
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On Thalys, you can bring a non-folding bike if it's disassembled and in a bag under 135 x 85 x 30 cm. Folding bikes? Just make sure they're within 75 x 53 x 30 cm, and it'll be considered as regular luggage. Got skis? Pop them in a case that's less than 3 m and under 32 kg.
Services on board Thalys and FlixBus from Essen, NW to Dortmund
Compare services on board when travelling from Essen, NW to Dortmund by bus.
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Essen, NW to Dortmund CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
2.25kg
Bus
2.41kg
Flight
6.42kg
Car
5.14kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Essen, NW to Dortmund?
A bus ticket from Essen, NW to Dortmund is $29.67. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $29.67.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Essen, NW to Dortmund?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Essen, NW to Dortmund is $29.67. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Essen, NW and Dortmund by bus?
Essen, NW to Dortmund is 19.96 mi.
How long does the bus between Essen, NW and Dortmund take?
Essen, NW to Dortmund is on average 3 hr 0 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Essen, NW to Dortmund?
The bus journey from Essen, NW to Dortmund is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Thalys and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Essen, NW to Dortmund?
Essen, NW to Dortmund has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Essen, NW to Dortmund leave?
The earliest bus from Essen, NW to Dortmund departs at 7:25 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Essen, NW to Dortmund depart?
The latest bus from Essen, NW to Dortmund departs at 7:25 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Essen, NW to Dortmund in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $29.67 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Essen, NW to Dortmund by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Essen, NW and Dortmund is 3 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from Essen, NW to Dortmund?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Essen, NW and Dortmund.
What are the CO2 emissions for Essen, NW to Dortmund by bus?
The bus journey from Essen, NW to Dortmund creates 2.41kg of CO2 emissions.

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