Travel from DUS to Essen

Train
$74
7h 14min
79 lb of CO2
Bus
$13
1h 4min
6 lb of CO2
$
Drive
$2
23min
5 lb of CO2

Drive from DUS airport

It's 16 miles between DUS to Essen. On a typical day, it might take between 23min and 24min from DUS to Essen under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 25min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Essen by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from DUS to Essen?

The are 3 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from DUS to Essen. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from DUS to Essen?

There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from DUS to Essen in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day.

DUS to Essen North Rhine-Westphalia - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from DUS to Essen. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Essen is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the DUS/Essen buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from DUS is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between DUS and Essen during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from DUS to Essen? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Essen traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Essen is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from DUS to Essen?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from DUS to Essen is by bus. The bus costs $13 roughly and will take 1 hour 4 minutes.

How long does it take from DUS to Essen by car?

The total distance between DUS and Essen is 16 miles and will take you about 23 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

DUS to Essen Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $13
Fastest Way Bus — 1h 4min
Eco-Friendly Way Drive — 5 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — train, bus and by car
Distance 16 miles