How to travel from Essen to Bochum

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from Essen to Bochum

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

Our recommendation

To get from Essen to Bochum on May 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:43PMEssen Hbf0h08 08:51PMBochum Hbf
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Travel Information to Bochum from Essen

distanceDistance9 miles (14 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $8 (€7) • 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a train to travel 9 miles (14 km) from Essen to Bochum. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct train from Essen to Bochum.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen 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 Essen to Bochum.

You can go from Essen to Bochum by train.

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Essen to Bochum. It takes on average 8 min   to travel this journey.

The distance is approximately 9 miles (14 km) from Essen to Bochum.

The average frequency per day from Essen to Bochum is:

  • 51 trains a day.

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

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Essen Hbf and tend to arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Essen to Bochum:

  • You can travel by train between Essen and Bochum with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Essen to Bochum tickets for $8 (€7) on Omio.

Yes, there is a direct route available from Essen to Bochum:

  • You'll find 51 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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 to Bochum from Essen.

Many of our customers traveling from Essen 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!

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

  • Train tickets are costing on average $8 (€7) one way.

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

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