Travel options
from Rotterdam to Bochum

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

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

May 28
$36Deutsche Bahn
May 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
May 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
May 31
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 1
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
Jun 2
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jun 3
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel Information between Rotterdam and Bochum

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $21
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€19) • 3 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 120 miles (194 km) from Rotterdam to Bochum. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Bochum.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Bochum.

What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Bochum from Rotterdam?

Travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Bochum, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bochum from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bochum, Germany from Rotterdam?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bochum, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 5/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bochum from Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Bochum, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rotterdam from Bochum.

How do I travel from Rotterdam to Bochum?

There are 2 ways to travel between Rotterdam and Bochum including taking a bus or train.

How do I get from Rotterdam to Bochum the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Bochum from Rotterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bochum:

Taking a bus is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a train to Bochum, which costs on average $21 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Rotterdam to Bochum?

The fastest way to get to Bochum from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 48 min.

Other travel options to Bochum can usually take longer:

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

How many miles from Rotterdam to Bochum would I travel?

The distance from Rotterdam to Bochum is approximately 120 miles (194 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Rotterdam to Bochum?

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Bochum is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rotterdam and Bochum as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Rotterdam to Bochum, what are the departure and arrival points in Rotterdam and Bochum?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Bochum, Hbf.
  • Trains from Rotterdam to Bochum most often leave from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Bochum Hbf.

Who can get me from Rotterdam to Bochum?

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

  • You can go to Bochum from Rotterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $18 (€16) with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Bochum on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Bochum from Rotterdam with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Rotterdam to Bochum tickets for $21 (€19) on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Rotterdam to Bochum?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Rotterdam to Bochum often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rotterdam and Bochum itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bochum and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Rotterdam to Bochum online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Rotterdam 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 for this journey costs on average $18 (€16) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $21 (€19) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Rotterdam to Bochum tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Travelling from Rotterdam to Bochum: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need