How to travel from Basel to Bochum

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Travel Information from Basel to Bochum

distanceDistance271 miles (437 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $139
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $139 (€125) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 271 miles (437 km) by bus, flight or train from Basel to Bochum. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Bochum.

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Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Bochum, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bochum from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bochum, Germany from Basel?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bochum, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/15/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bochum from Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Bochum, Germany?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Basel from Bochum?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Bochum here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Basel and Bochum. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bochum from Basel is by taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bochum:

Taking a train is about $27 (€24) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€44) for this route.

A train is $117 (€105) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Basel to Bochum costing on average $139 (€125).

The fastest way to get to Bochum from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Bochum can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 15 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 55 min.

The distance is approximately 271 miles (437 km) from Basel to Bochum.

The average frequency per day from Basel to Bochum is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Basel to Bochum as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Basel to Bochum:

  • Buses from Basel to Bochum most often leave from Basel, Bahnhof and arrive in Bochum, Hbf.
  • Trains from Basel to Bochum most often leave from Basel SBB and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Bochum:

  • You can travel between Basel and Bochum by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $49 (€44) with Flixbus from Basel to Bochum.
  • You can travel by plane from Basel to Bochum with KLM, and you can find KLM Basel to Bochum tickets for $139 (€125) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Basel to Bochum with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€20) with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Bochum.
Looking to extend your trip from Basel to Bochum? Many Omio customers who go from Basel to Bochum usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Munich from Bochum, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Basel to Bochum, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $49 (€44) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $139 (€125) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $22 (€20) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Bochum online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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