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Wed
Oct 27
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$221KLM
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Oct 29
$47Deutsche Bahn
$66Flixbus
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Oct 31
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Train Information between Zurich and Bochum

distanceDistance290 miles (467 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$35 (€28)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Bochum cover the 290 miles (467 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $35 (€28), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Zurich – Bochum

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Zurich to Bochum from $23 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip from Zurich to Bochum with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules from Zurich to Bochum and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Zurich and Bochum by DB is 290 miles (467 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Zurich to Bochum is $23 (€19).

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.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Zurich and Bochum due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich 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 Zurich to Bochum.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Zurich to Bochum?

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

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Bochum as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Bochum, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Zurich 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, 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 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Bochum closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains from Zurich to Bochum?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Bochum from Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $23 (€19)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket between Zurich and Bochum?
The train price to Bochum from Zurich is on average $35 (€28)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Zurich to Bochum by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Zurich and Bochum by train to be approximately 290 miles (467 km).
How long is a train to Bochum from Zurich on average?
While the time it takes to travel 290 miles (467 km) to Bochum from Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zurich to Bochum train journey time is on average 8 h 23 min.
Which train station from Zurich to Bochum do I depart from? Which Bochum train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. 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 Zürich HB   and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Where is the Zurich train station located? Where is the Bochum train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

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

What train providers go from Zurich to Bochum?
Take the Zurich to Bochum train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Zurich and Bochum as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Zurich to Bochum? When is the last train from Zurich to Bochum?
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Bochum leaves at 10: 37 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Bochum leaves at 8: 32 PM. You can find the latest Zurich 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 buy a train ticket from Zurich to Bochum to get the best deals?
If you book the Zurich to Bochum train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $35 (€28). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Zurich and Bochum. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Bochum
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Bochum.