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Train Information between Dresden and Bochum

distanceDistance283 miles (456 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Bochum cover the 283 miles (456 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $28 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Train companies

Train from Dresden to Bochum with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Dresden to Bochum with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $22 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey between Dresden and Bochum with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules from Dresden to Bochum and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Dresden and Bochum by DB is 283 miles (456 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Dresden to Bochum is $22 (€18).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Dresden and Bochum:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Dresden 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 Dresden to Bochum.
How much do cheap train tickets to Bochum from Dresden cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Bochum from Dresden for the next 7 days starting from $22 (€18)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket to Bochum from Dresden?
The Dresden to Bochum train ticket price is on average $28 (€23)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Dresden to Bochum by train?
You should expect to travel around 283 miles (456 km)  to Bochum from Dresden by train.
How long is a train between Dresden and Bochum on average?
On average the Dresden to Bochum train travel time is 8 h 17 min  for the 283 miles (456 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Dresden to Bochum do I depart from? Which Bochum train station from Dresden do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Dresden to start your trip from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. In Bochum you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bochum Hbf, Bochum-Langendreer and Bochum-Langendreer West.

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

Where is the departure train station in Dresden located? Where is the arrival train station in Bochum located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Dresden Hauptbahnhof, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Dresden. The most popular arrival train station in Bochum, called Bochum Hbf, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Dresden to Bochum?
For the best Dresden to Bochum train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Dresden and Bochum to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Bochum from Dresden?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Dresden to Bochum. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Dresden to Bochum? When does the last train depart from Dresden to Bochum?
The earliest train departing from Dresden to Bochum leaves at 9: 55 AM. The last train departing from Dresden to Bochum leaves at 8: 06 PM. You can find the latest Dresden to Bochum train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Dresden and Bochum for the best deals?
You can find trains between Dresden and Bochum to cost on average $28 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Dresden to Bochum train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden Hauptbahnhof is the most popular Dresden 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 Dresden for your trip to Bochum.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, RE, RB
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3