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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen

$52 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bochum to Antwerp N158

$17 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal Ic

$79 - $119

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bochum to Antwerp 132.6 miles

$27 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$143 - $355

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bochum to Antwerp is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bochum to Antwerp is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bochum and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bochum to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Bochum Hbf and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bochum and Antwerp is 197 km. The road distance is 212.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bochum to Antwerp without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 31 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Bochum to Antwerp, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Bochum to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 123.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Bochum, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium?

Eurolines DE operates a bus from Bochum to Antwerp 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bochum to Antwerp via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brusel Nord, and Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord in around 4 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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