There are 4 ways to get from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen by tram, taxi, car or foot

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

Recommended option

Line 302 tram  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 302 tram from Bochum Rathaus to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Bstg 11 302

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen 7.9 miles

$35 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen 7.9 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Walk from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen 6.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bochum and Gelsenkirchen is 9 km. The road distance is 12.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen without a car is to line 302 tram which takes 32 min and costs .

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The line 302 tram from Bochum Rathaus to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Bstg 11 takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bochum to Gelsenkirchen is 13 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen.

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There are 508+ hotels available in Gelsenkirchen. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Bochum, Germany and Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG operates a vehicle from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen every 15 minutes, and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Phone
0234 303 0
Website
bogestra.de
Tram from Bochum Rathaus to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Bstg 11
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Strassenbahnen AG
Other operators
Taxi from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Taxi Dina
Phone
+49 201/8308877
Website
taxi-dina.de
Trans-Port-Essen
Phone
+49 201/706090
Website
trans-port-essen.de
Ekin döner Taxi
Phone
+49 231/828479
Dein Taxi
Phone
+49 231/144444
Website
taxi-dortmund.de

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