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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf

$94 - $280

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bochum 056

$20 - $35

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Train via Arnhem Centraal  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Stoptrein RE19 / ...

$58 - $91

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf ICE International

$62 - $97

Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Duisburg Hbf

$67 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum 144 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum is to bus which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Bochum Hbf via Arnhem Centraal and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Bochum is 192 km. The road distance is 230.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum without a car is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum is to train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum train services, operated by Abellio NRW, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum.
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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Bochum, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum via Arnhem Centraal and Duisburg Hbf in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum 3 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bochum
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Utrecht to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum is 230 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bochum.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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