Ulm to Essen

Ulm to Essen Essen to Ulm
Between Ulm and Essen we found up to 7 bus departures, including 6 night buses. The earliest bus departure from Ulm is at 04:00 arriving to Essen at 13:25 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 22:15 and arrives at 19:45 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from 22 € to 74 €. Discounted tickets for children, students and pensioners are available on some departures. Children tickets are currently 20 €. Student tickets are currently 36 €. Pensioner tickets are currently 36 €.

Traveling by bus from Ulm to Essen

The shortest travel distance between Ulm and Essen is 509 km. The fastest bus which departs at 21:25 has a travel time of 09:00h. The longest travel time on the route is 22:15h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: toilet, drinks allowed and power socket. While some of the buses are direct, there are also the ones which stop for a short break in Pforzheim, Karlsruhe and Mannheim.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Essen earlier, there are 6 overnight buses from Ulm to Essen. The overnight buses depart between 10:30 and 22:15 and arrive between 06:25 and 19:45 the same day. Below are the most popular night departures to Essen:

Bus companies

There is a total of 3 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have been rated 14497 times. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.


Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Ulm or Essen, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the departure station and stops Ulm here

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You can see information about the arrival station and stops Essen here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: 22 € (One-Way) or 44 € (Return).
Child ticket: 20 € (One-Way) or 40 € (Return).
Student ticket: 36 € (One-Way) or 72 € (Return).
Pensioner ticket: 36 € (One-Way) or 72 € (Return).

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Other popular destinations from Essen

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Essen, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

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