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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  2h 6m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf

65€ - 270€

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bochum central station N1320

26€ - 35€

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Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  2h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf

81€ - 355€

Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf Ice / ...

83€ - 168€

Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Dortmund central station Flx30

31€ - 85€

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum 520.2 km

55€ - 85€

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Bochum is around 4h 41m and covers a distance of around 513 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 17m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Bochum Hbf. Typically 101 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 41m
Fastest train time:
4h 17m
Trains per week:
101
Cheapest price:
87€
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:14
Last train departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Bochum
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bochum is 116 117.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum is to bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 270€ and takes 2h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Bochum central station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Bochum Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Bochum is 442 km. The road distance is 520.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs 80€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs 80€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum.
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  • Distance: 442.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Bochum, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 80€ - 120€ and the journey takes 3h 37m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bochum central station 5 times a week. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Dortmund central station
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Bochum central station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bochum central station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bochum Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum is 520 km. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum.

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KLM, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Bochum train tickets online with Omio.

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