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There are 9 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

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bochum Hbf to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station

Train via Aachen

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

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London City

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

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to London Heathrow

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

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Heathrow

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

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to London Stansted

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

Bochum to London by train

The train journey time between Bochum and London is around 6h 43m and covers a distance of around 431 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 30m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 55m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr, ABELLIO Rail and others, the Bochum to London train service departs from Bochum Hbf and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically 25 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 13m
Layover time:
1h 30m
Total time:
6h 43m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 55m
Train distance:
431 miles
Trains per week:
25
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:57
Last train departs at:
18:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bochum to London train schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Bochum to London is to bus, which costs €27 - €50 and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Bochum to London is to train and fly which costs €95 - €310 and takes 4h 23m.

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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 6h 59m.

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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 which takes 6h 59m and costs €150 - €550.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from Bochum to London, including transfers.

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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 which takes 6h 59m and costs €150 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €50 and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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London is 1h behind Bochum. It is currently 4:31 PM in Bochum and 3:31 PM in London.

Map of how to get from Bochum to London.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 317.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 59m

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 6h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bochum to London Victoria via Brussels-North train station, Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Brussels, Gare du Midi in around 11h 14m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £420
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £330
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £390
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£4 - £90
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £800
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £330
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
£21 - £29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Bochum Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £18
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £75
Comfort
£65 - £85
Premium
£75 - £110
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £75
Premium
£65 - £90
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £26
Website
National Express Rail
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Bahn 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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bochum Hbf to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £1,200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£85 - £1,200
Standard Car - Flexi
£130 - £160

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