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from Cologne to Bochum

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Travel Information from Cologne to Bochum

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 39 miles (63 km) between Cologne and Bochum. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Bochum.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Bochum

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.

How do I reach Bochum from Cologne?

There are 2 travel options from Cologne to Bochum: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bochum?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bochum is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€8) compared to other travel options to Bochum:

A bus is $12 (€10) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cologne to Bochum costing on average $21 (€18).

What is the fastest way from Cologne to Bochum?

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

There are alternative travel options to Bochum that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bochum by bus can take on average 2 h 40 min.

How far is it from Cologne to Bochum?

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

How many services a day are there from Cologne to Bochum?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bochum is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Cologne and Bochum, what are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and Bochum?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Bochum, Hbf.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to Bochum?

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 Flixbus to go to Bochum by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Cologne to Bochum tickets on Omio for $10 (€8).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Bochum by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Bochum tickets on Omio for $21 (€18).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Bochum?

Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Bochum don't make Bochum their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bochum are Berlin, Hamburg or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bochum to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Cologne to Bochum one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $10 (€8) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $21 (€18) 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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