The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Bochum is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 6 trains that leave Essen for Bochum every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||9 miles (14 km)|
|Average train duration||8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$6 (€5)|
|Train frequency||129 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 111 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB EuroCity, Flixtrain, ÖBB Intercity or National Express|
Trains from Essen to Bochum cover the 9 miles (14 km) long route taking on average 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB EuroCity, Flixtrain, ÖBB Intercity or National Express. Normally, there are 129 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $6 (€5), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $3 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Bochum Hbf.
Find the best trains between Essen and Bochum with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express from $3 (€3). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance train company operating over 550 trains per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates train services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express trains have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most trains come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your train between Essen and Bochum, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Train information from Essen to Bochum with National Express:
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 Essen to Bochum train.
Essen to Bochum train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Some of the Essen train stations to Bochum you can start your journey from include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bochum include Bochum Hbf, Bochum-Langendreer and Bochum-Langendreer West.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Essen Hbf and arriving in Bochum Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Essen Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bochum Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Bochum.
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