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Train Information from Cologne to Bochum

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Bochum cover the 39 miles (63 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Cologne – Bochum

Find the best trains from Cologne to Bochum with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $22 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Bochum train.

Cologne to Bochum train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 8 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Cologne and Bochum and when traveling by train:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Bochum
Travel by train to Bochum 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 Cologne to Bochum.
How much do cheap trains between Cologne and Bochum cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Bochum to cost as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Cologne to Bochum?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $22 (€18)  for a train ticket from Cologne to Bochum.
How far is Bochum from Cologne by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bochum from Cologne by train to be approximately 39 miles (63 km).
How long is the train from Cologne to Bochum?
While the time it takes to travel 39 miles (63 km) between Cologne and Bochum can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Bochum train journey time is on average 1 h 17 min.
What station does the train from Cologne to Bochum depart from? Which Bochum train station do I come into from Cologne?

When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Bochum, your train can arrive in train stations including Bochum Hbf, Bochum-Langendreer and Bochum-Langendreer West.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf   to Bochum Hbf.

Where do I find the Cologne train station to Bochum? Where is the Bochum train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bochum Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Bochum.

Which train providers can get me from Cologne to Bochum?
For the best Cologne to Bochum train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Cologne and Bochum to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there between Cologne and Bochum?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cologne to Bochum. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Cologne to Bochum? What time is the last train from Cologne to Bochum?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Cologne at 8: 21 AM. The last train leaves from Cologne at 10: 10 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to Bochum and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Cologne to Bochum train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Bochum is on average $22 (€18) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Cologne to Bochum available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne 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 Cologne for your trip to Bochum.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19