There are 5 ways to get from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen by train, 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.

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Bochum West to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Abellio

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen 7.9 miles

$35 - $45

3 alternative options

Line 302 tram  •  32 min

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

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 cheapest way to get from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen is to taxi which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 13 min.

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

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The train from Bochum West to Gelsenkirchen Hbf takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bochum West and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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

Abellio NRW operates a train from Bochum to Gelsenkirchen every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum West to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
abellio.de
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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