Duration 6h 17m
Distance 546.2 km
Average price 120€
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dresden and Bochum takes 6h 17m and the fastest train takes 5h 27m. The train service runs several times per day from Dresden 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.

Train via Berlin

  1. Dresden Hbf
  2. Berlin Hbf
  3. Bochum
5h 55m
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88€ - 133€

Dresden to Bochum train times

Trains run every three hours between Dresden Hbf and Bochum. The earliest departure is at 13:19 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Dresden Hbf is at 18:55 which arrives into Bochum at 01:34. All services require a transfer at BERLIN HBF (TIEF) and take an average of 6h 17m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Dresden to Bochum? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Bochum. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Bochum Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Dresden and Bochum is 456 km. The road distance is 546.2 km.

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Dresden to Bochum train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Dresden Hbf station.

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Dresden to Bochum train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bochum Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Dresden and Bochum?

You can take a train from Dresden Hbf to Bochum via Berlin Hbf in around 5h 55m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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