There are 5 ways to get from Bochum to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal ICE International

$61 - $87

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$14 - $25

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Train via Arnhem Centraal  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bochum to Amsterdam 140.7 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 21 min

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

$95 - $288

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The cheapest way to get from Bochum to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bochum to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bochum and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bochum to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Bochum Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Bochum and Amsterdam is 188 km. The road distance is 225.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bochum to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Bochum to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Bochum to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bochum station.

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Bochum to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Duisburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bochum to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs 50€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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

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Bochum to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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  • Distance: 117.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between Bochum, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Bochum to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bochum to Amsterdam 5 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
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 Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.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 Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Amstel
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Bochum to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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