How to get from Hamburg to Bochum by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Hamburg to Bochum is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||186 miles (300 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$27 - $168|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $27 (€24) • 4 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $168 (€150) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Smartwings or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 186 miles (300 km) by bus, flight or train between Hamburg and Bochum. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Smartwings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Bochum.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $29 (€26). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Hamburg and Bochum. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel to Bochum from Hamburg.
There are 3 options to travel between Hamburg and Bochum including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Bochum is a train with an average price of $27 (€24).
This is compared to other travel options from Hamburg to Bochum:
A train is $9 (€8) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $36 (€32) from Hamburg to Bochum.
A train is $141 (€126) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $168 (€150) from Hamburg to Bochum.
The fastest way to get to Bochum from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options to Bochum take longer:
Getting to Bochum by bus takes 8 h 40 min on average.
Train takes 4 h 55 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 186 miles (300 km) between Hamburg and Bochum.
The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Bochum is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Hamburg and Bochum as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Bochum:
The following travel companies offer services from Hamburg to Bochum: