Travel from Essen to Hanau

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Train$36 | 3h 29min Train$36 | 3h 29min Bus26 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$43
    4h 52min · 27 lb of CO2
  2. Train$36
    3h 29min · 39 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$236
    4h 28min · 402 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$17
    2h 24min · 28 lb of CO2

Essen to Hanau Buses

bus tickets from Essen to Hanau

$43 · 4h 52min
Various bus companies
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 52min

bus tickets from Bochum to Hanau

$42 · 4h 44min
Various bus companies
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 44min

bus tickets from Essen to Frankfurt am Main

$41 · 4h 37min
Various bus companies
About $41
Travel Duration
4h 37min

bus tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main

$41 · 4h 41min
Various bus companies
About $41
Travel Duration
4h 41min

Essen to Hanau Trains

train tickets from Essen to Hanau am Main

$36 · 3h 29min
DBDB Essen train to Hanau am Main
Train Tickets
About $36
Travel Duration
3h 29min
Schönebeck - Essen-Borbeck
DB from Essen-Borbeck to Hanau-WilhelmsbadDB · 3h 39minICE41
Hanau - Hanau-Wilhelmsbad

train tickets from Essen to Mühlheim am Main

$37 · 3h 32min
DBDB Essen train to Mühlheim am Main
Train Tickets
About $37
Travel Duration
3h 32min
Essen - Essen-Frohnhausen
DB from Essen-Frohnhausen to Mühlheim (Main)DB · 3h 32minICE41
Mühlheim am Main - Mühlheim (Main)

Essen to Hanau Flights

bus tickets from DUS to FRA

$236 · 4h 28min
Various airlines
About $236
Travel Duration
4h 28min

Drive from Essen to Hanau

Driving from Essen to Hanau

$17 · 2h 24min

It's 125 miles between Essen to Hanau. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 24min and 2h 31min from Essen to Hanau under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 38min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Hanau 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 $16.

Our recommendation to Hanau

Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Essen to Hanau?

On your trip from Essen to Hanau, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Essen to Hanau - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Essen to Hanau. 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 Hanau is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Essen/Hanau buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Essen 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 Essen North Rhine-Westphalia and Hanau 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 Essen to Hanau? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Hanau 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 Hanau 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 Essen to Hanau?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Essen to Hanau is by train. The train costs $36 roughly and will take 3 hours 29 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Essen to Hanau?

The train costs about $36 between Essen and Hanau. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 29 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Essen-Borbeck Süd, which is 3 miles from Essen. Further, once you arrive at Steinheim (Main) or you will still have 2 miles to Hanau.

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

The total distance between Essen and Hanau is 125 miles and will take you about 2 hours 24 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

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