Bochum to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Bochum to Essen

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The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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03:30PMBochum0h08 03:38PMEssen
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Train schedule from Bochum to Essen

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14 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Bochum for Essen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Bochum to Essen

distanceDistance9 miles (14 km)
durationAverage train duration8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bochum to Essen cover the 9 miles (14 km) long journey taking on average 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $9 (€8), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $8 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Bochum Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Bochum to Essen trains

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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 to Essen from 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.

Train information from Bochum to Essen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 12 min
  • Average Price: $8
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 15 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bochum to Essen

Travel by train to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bochum to Essen.
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bochum to Essen trains for as little as $8 (€8)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bochum to Essen train to cost on average $9 (€8)  one way.
The distance from Bochum to Essen by train is approximately 9 miles (14 km).
While the time it takes to travel 9 miles (14 km) to Essen from Bochum can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bochum to Essen train journey time is on average 8 min.

There are a few train stations in Bochum to start your route from including Bochum Hbf, Bochum-Langendreer and Bochum-Langendreer West. In Essen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bochum Hbf   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Bochum Hbf, located approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center of Bochum. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Bochum to Essen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Bochum to Essen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Bochum to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Bochum to Essen at 4: 48 AM. The last train from Bochum to Essen that you can take departs at 9: 24 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Bochum to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Bochum and Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $9 (€8) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Bochum to Essen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bochum Hbf is the most popular Bochum 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 Bochum for your trip to Essen.

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