Cheap bus tickets from Essen to Bolognafrom 88,90 €
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Bus stations and stops in Essen
Essen central train station (Freiheit)
Bus stations and stops in Bologna
Bologna central bus station
Piazza XX Settembre 6 (central bus station)
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Find the cheapest buses from Essen to Bologna
Getting from Essen to Bologna is cheap and easy when you travel with FlixBus. The two cities are 1218kms apart and traveling between the two takes as little as 18 hours 30 minutes.
FlixBus tickets are always good value, but you can save even more money by booking online in advance. Book on the website or with our FlixBus App in minutes, then simply use your phone as your ticket to board the bus.
Bus tickets between Essenand Bologna cost 59,00 € on average, but you can get tickets for as low as 52,00 € if you book in advance and/or outside of busy travel times, like weekends and holidays. For a quick, easy, and environmentally-conscious choice, travel with FlixBus.
We have a large network, so you can trust us to take you from your desired departure city to your destination in comfort and style - all for a great value.
Traveling from Essen to Bologna
It’s easy to get from Essen to Bologna with FlixBus, with 3 direct buses per day.
and it can take a minimum time of 18 hours 30 minutes.
Bus travel is the most environmentally friendly way to travel long distances and we’re working to make it even greener with high environmental standards across our fleet of buses, the use of alternative drive and fuel technologies, and the option for all passengers to offset their carbon emissions at the point of buying a ticket.
The average cost of bus travel between Essen and Bologna is 59,00 €, which makes bus travel far cheaper than any other method.
Taking the bus from Essen
Traveling from Essen and not familiar with it? Here’s everything you need to know.
Essen is a transport hub with one bus station; the 219 buses departing every day take travelers both within the state and further afield.
Arriving in Bologna
Traveling to Bologna for the first time? Here’s what you need to know:
Bologna is very well connected to other destinations on the FlixBus network. The city is connected to 170 other destinations that you can easily reach by bus. You can quickly find the FlixBus stop in the city with the map on this page.
What to expect onboard the FlixBus bus from Essen to Bologna
Getting from Essen to Bologna aboard a FlixBus bus means traveling in comfort and style, with all the services you need to keep you occupied. Most of our buses include free Wi-Fi onboard, an entertainment system, toilets and power outlets.
You can bring one carry-on and one check-in piece of luggage per passenger, so even if you’re taking a long trip, you don’t need to worry about traveling light.
All ticket holders are guaranteed a seat on our buses but if you want to reserve a seat, you can do so at the time of booking. Choose from a classic seat, table seat, panorama seat or extra seat.
Just book online or on our FlixBus App when purchasing your ticket using any of our available payment methods.
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