How to Reach Essen, Germany

The Easiest Way to Reach Essen


  • By Air: The easiest way to the city is by plane through Dusseldorf Airport. Public transport can be used from airport to the city centre.
  • By Car/Bus/Boat: Travelers can also get in by car, bus or by boat through Rhine River.
  • By Taxi/On Foot: It is also easy to walk around town or to take a taxi.

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Modes of Transportation in Essen

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Essen. The most preferred mode of transport in Essen is Train/Metro.

Average distance: 40 km Average time: 51 min

  • Train/Metro 100%
    Train 33 min Tram 10 min Walking 8 min Overall average time for 40 kms 51 min

How to Reach Essen from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Gelsenkirchen to Essen 10.59 km 10 mins
Oberhausen to Essen 17.08 km 17 mins
Bochum to Essen 22.79 km 22 mins
Duisburg to Essen 27.84 km 27 mins
Dusseldorf to Essen 36.63 km 36 mins
Moers to Essen 41.29 km 41 mins
Dortmund to Essen 50.93 km 50 mins
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