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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bochum Hbf Ice

$55 - $80

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Night bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bochum N116

$20 - $26

5 alternative options

Train via Frankfurt am Main Südbahnhof  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bochum Hbf Ice

$87 - $122

Bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Dortmund 017 / ...

$31 - $42

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum 150.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  2h 7m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf

$92 - $276

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  3h 17m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paderborn (PAD) FRA - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Hbf

$154 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum is to night bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 1h 59m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Bochum. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Bochum Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bochum is 185 km. The road distance is 240.6 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bochum Hbf takes 1h 59m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 4h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum.
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  • Distance: 115.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Bochum, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 1h 59m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bochum
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bochum station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bochum Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum is 241 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 592+ hotels available in Bochum. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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