Travel from Hanau to Essen

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Train$36 | 3h 27min Train$36 | 3h 27min Bus26 lb of CO2
  1. Train$36
    3h 38min · 40 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$43
    4h 52min · 27 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$236
    4h 28min · 402 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$17
    2h 24min · 28 lb of CO2

Hanau to Essen Trains

train tickets from Hanau am Main to Essen

$37 · 3h 38min
DBDB Hanau am Main train to Essen
Train Tickets
About $37
Travel Duration
3h 38min
Hanau - Hanau West
DB from Hanau West to Essen-BorbeckDB · 3h 35minICE41
Schönebeck - Essen-Borbeck

train tickets from Mühlheim am Main to Essen

$36 · 3h 27min
DBDB Mühlheim am Main train to Essen
Train Tickets
About $36
Travel Duration
3h 27min
Mühlheim am Main - Mühlheim (Main)
DB from Mühlheim (Main) to Essen-FrohnhausenDB · 3h 32minICE41
Essen - Essen-Frohnhausen

Hanau to Essen Buses

bus tickets from Hanau to Essen

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

bus tickets from Hanau to Bochum

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

bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Essen

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

bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen

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

Hanau to Essen Flights

bus tickets from FRA to DUS

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

Drive from Hanau to Essen

Driving from Hanau to Essen

$17 · 2h 24min

It's 125 miles between Hanau to Essen. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 24min and 2h 31min from Hanau to Essen 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 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 $16.

Our recommendation to Essen

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

When to book trip from Hanau to Essen?

On your trip from Hanau to Essen, 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.

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

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Hanau 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 Hanau/Essen buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Hanau 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 Hanau 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 Hanau 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 Hanau to Essen?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Hanau to Essen is by train. The train costs $36 roughly and will take 3 hours 27 minutes.

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

The train costs about $37 between Hanau and Essen. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 38 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Hanau Hbf, which is 1 miles from Hanau. Further, once you arrive at Essen-Frohnhausen or you will still have 3 miles to Essen.

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

The total distance between Hanau and Essen 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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