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Duration 8h 23m
Distance 679 km
Average price 350€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Bochum takes 8h 23m and the fastest train takes 7h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Bristol to Bochum. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Bochum
8h 50m
241€ - 590€

Bristol to Bochum train times

Trains run twice daily between Bristol and Bochum. The service departs Bristol at 10:53 in the morning, which arrives into Bochum at 20:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Bochum. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Bochum Hbf via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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The distance between Bristol and Bochum is 679 km.

Bristol to Bochum train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Bochum train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Bochum is 1h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 6:22 PM in Bristol and 7:22 PM in Bochum.

There are 690+ hotels available in Bochum. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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