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

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen

$52 - $78

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Essen to Antwerp 080

$25 - $40

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Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$79 - $118

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bochum to Antwerp 132.6 miles

$27 - $45

Train, fly  •  4 h 34 min

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

$132 - $344

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The cheapest way to get from Bochum to Antwerp is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bochum to Antwerp is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 2 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 Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 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 13 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Bochum to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Bochum to Antwerp train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Bochum Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bochum to Antwerp is to bus which takes 4 h 13 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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

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Bochum to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal 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 13 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 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bochum to Antwerp via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord in around 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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 Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $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 Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 1 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 Essen to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bochum to Antwerp is 212 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Bochum to Antwerp.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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