How to travel from Cologne to Bochum

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from Cologne to Bochum

You can get from Cologne to Bochum by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Bochum on Apr 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:48PMCologne Hbf1h25 08:13PMBochum Central Station
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07:09AMCologne Hbf1h45 08:54AMBochum Central Station
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05:48PMCologne Hbf1h25 07:13PMBochum Central Station
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07:48AMCologne Hbf1h25 09:13AMBochum Central Station
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08:49AMCologne Hbf1h48 10:37AMBochum Central Station
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Travel Information to Bochum from Cologne

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $49
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 1 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 39 miles (63 km) by bus or train from Cologne to Bochum. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Bochum.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Bochum

Travel Tips: Travel 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.

There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Bochum: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Bochum is by taking a train with an average price of $15 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Bochum:

Taking a train is about $34 (€30) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€43) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Bochum from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 9 min.

Other travel options to Bochum can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 11 min   of travel time.

The Cologne to Bochum distance is around 39 miles (63 km).

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bochum is:

  • 87 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Bochum:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) to Bochum, Hbf.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Bochum depart from Köln Hbf to Bochum Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Bochum, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Bochum. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Bochum tickets on Omio for $15 (€13).

Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Bochum with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 74 direct trains per day to take to Bochum with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

Direct services to Bochum tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Bochum often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Bochum itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bochum and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Cologne to Bochum, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $49 (€43) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $15 (€13) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Bochum tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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