How to travel from Essen to Bochum

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Travel Information to Bochum from Essen

distanceDistance9 miles (14 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 9 miles (14 km) by bus or train between Essen and Bochum. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Bochum.

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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 Essen to Bochum.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Essen to Bochum is by taking a bus with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Bochum:

A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Essen to Bochum costing on average $9 (€8).

The fastest way from Essen to Bochum is by train with an average journey time of 8 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 26 min.

Bochum is approximately 9 miles (14 km) away from Essen.

The average frequency per day from Essen to Bochum is:

  • Around 8 buses per day.
  • 162 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bochum from Essen 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 Essen to Bochum:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and arrive in Bochum, Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a train from Essen Hbf to Bochum Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by train to Bochum from Essen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Essen to Bochum tickets for $9 (€8) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Essen to Bochum often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bochum and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Essen 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 journey is costing $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $9 (€8) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Essen 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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