How to travel from Dresden to Bochum

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Travel Information to Bochum from Dresden

distanceDistance283 miles (456 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$17 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $17 (€15) • 6 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $80 (€70) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 283 miles (456 km) to Bochum from Dresden. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Dresden to Bochum.

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How to get from Dresden to Bochum by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Dresden to Bochum is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel on Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and Eurowings travel from Dresden to Bochum at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Dresden to Bochum travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Dresden and Bochum.

        FAQs: Travel from Dresden to Bochum

        FAQs: 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 Dresden to Bochum.

        There are 3 ways to get from Dresden to Bochum: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Bochum is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Bochum:

        Taking a train costs $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€16) for the same trip.

        A train is $63 (€55) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Dresden to Bochum costing on average $80 (€70).

        The fastest way from Dresden to Bochum is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Bochum that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 7 h 20 min of travel time.

        Getting to Bochum by train takes 6 h 7 min on average.

        The distance from Dresden to Bochum is approximately 283 miles (456 km).

        The average frequency per day from Dresden to Bochum is:

        • 4 buses a day.
        • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

        • Buses most often depart from Dresden at Dresden, Ammonstraße / Budapester Straße (Busparkplatz) and arrive in Bochum at Bochum, Bus Station at the Railway Station.
        • Trains mostly leave from Dresden Hbf and tend to arrive in Bochum Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Dresden to Bochum:

        • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar to go to Bochum by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Dresden to Bochum tickets on Omio for $18 (€16).
        • Travel with Eurowings to go to Bochum by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Dresden to Bochum tickets on Omio for $80 (€70).
        • Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain can get you to Bochum by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with FlixTrain from Dresden to Bochum for $17 (€15) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Dresden to Bochum with the following travel companies:

        • Direct buses with FlixBus with 3 direct buses per day.
        • 1 direct train per day with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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

        Your trip from Dresden to Bochum doesn't have to end in Bochum. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich or Hamburg to your Dresden to Bochum tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bochum today!

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