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There are 13 ways to get from Bochum to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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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Train via Cologne  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£131 - £482

Cheapest option

Train, train to Dortmund, fly to London Stansted  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Holzwickede
  3. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Stansted (STN) DTM - STN

£35 - £299

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Train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£161 - £490

Bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Essen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£36 - £49

Bus, train  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station

£50 - £117

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Bochum to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£185 - £211

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from Bochum to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£60 - £126

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUS - LHR

£44 - £313

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London City (LCY) DUS - LCY

£60 - £473

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Heathrow (LHR) CGN - LHR

£48 - £402

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUS - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£78 - £401

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to London Stansted (STN) CGN - STN

£36 - £484

Fly Dortmund to London Luton, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Luton (LTN) DTM - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£61 - £325

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bochum to London is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Bochum to London is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 550€ and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bochum to London. However, there are services departing from Bochum and arriving at London via Essen and Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bochum to London. However, there are services departing from Bochum Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Bochum and London is 318 miles.

The best way to get from Bochum to London without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 7h 5m and costs 140€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Bochum to London, including transfers.

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

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Bochum to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bochum Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bochum to London is to train via Cologne which takes 7h 5m and costs 140€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Bochum to London.
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  • Distance: 317.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Bochum, Germany and London, England?

You can take a train from Bochum to London King's Cross via Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 7h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bochum to London Victoria via Essen, Brussels, Brussels-North station, and Bruxelles, Nord in around 12h 55m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Air Leisure
Website
air-leisure.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £420
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £160
Flights from Dortmund to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £95
Flights from Dortmund to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£22 - £140
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
VRR
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abrn
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gleis 11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
abellio.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£70 - £90
Premium
£85 - £120
Train from Essen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£70 - £140
Website
Thalys
Standard
£70 - £95
Comfort
£80 - £110
Premium
£100 - £140
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£14 - £21
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bochum Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£10 - £20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Erb
Website
keolis.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
keolis.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Essen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Eurolines FR
Eurolines DE
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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