If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
Despite being extremely cheap, the bus is also very slow and getting from Budapest to Essen by bus will take you a while. You could consider travelling by plane, getting low-cost tickets if you can book in advance.
What time do the busses to Essen leave?
The earliest time you can leave from Budapest is at 13:11, while the last bus is at 23:11. The journey takes on average 20 hours and 43 minutes but it can also last 18 hours and 5 minutes with the fastest connections.
Which companies can you travel with from Budapest to Essen?
With FlixBus you will be able to travel trom Budapest to Essen by bus.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.