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Overview: Train from Bern to Bochum

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 21 min
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bern to Bochum cover the 312 miles (504 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 21 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Train companies: Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Bern to Bochum

You can travel by train from Bern to Bochum with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Bern and Bochum. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Bern to Bochum train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 19 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Bern and Bochum, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Bern and Bochum?

Travel by train between Bern, Switzerland and Bochum, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bochum from Bern restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bern?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Bochum, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bochum from Bern closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Bern, Switzerland from Bochum is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bern from Bochum restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bochum?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bern from Bochum closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Bochum from Bern by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Bern to Bochum by train to be approximately 312 miles (504 km).

How long is the train ride from Bern to Bochum?

While the time it takes to travel 312 miles (504 km) to Bochum from Bern can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bern to Bochum train journey time is on average 9 h 21 min.

What station does the train from Bern to Bochum depart from? Which Bochum train station do I come into from Bern?

When departing from Bern, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern. When arriving in Bochum, you can end your journey in train stations like Bochum Hbf, Bochum-Langendreer and Bochum-Langendreer West.

Omio customers book a train from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   to Bochum Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Bern? Where is the train station in Bochum?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, located approximately 0.4 miles (671 m) from the city center of Bern. The most popular arrival train station in Bochum, called Bochum Hbf, is located around 0.4 miles (567 m) away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Bern to Bochum?

For the trip from Bern to Bochum you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Bern to Bochum on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When can I take the first train from Bern to Bochum? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the earliest train from Bern to Bochum at 11: 02 PM   or take the last train from Bern to Bochum leaving at 11: 02 PM. Look for the latest Bern to Bochum train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bern
Bochum
Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation is the most popular Bern railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bern for your trip to Bochum.