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There are 14 ways to get from London to Ruhrstadion by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  6h 5m

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

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Bus via Rotterdam  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station 814
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Bochum Hbf N885

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Train via Aachen  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bochum Hbf Re1 / ...

Bus  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station London Victoria Green Line Station - Varna Airport

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 9m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 17m

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

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 13m

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

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 16m

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

Fly London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) LHR - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf

Fly London Stansted to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf

Fly London Stansted to Dortmund, train  •  5h 12m

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

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf

Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from London to Ruhrstadion is to bus via Rotterdam which costs £30 - £40 and takes 14h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Ruhrstadion is to fly and train which takes 5h 12m and costs £75 - £220.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Ruhrstadion. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Bochum Vonovia Ruhrstadion via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf and Bochum Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between London and Ruhrstadion is 510 km.

The best way to get from London to Ruhrstadion without a car is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs £130 - £450.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from London to Ruhrstadion, including transfers.

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London to Ruhrstadion train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Ruhrstadion is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs £130 - £450. Alternatively, you can bus via Rotterdam, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 14h 55m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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London to Ruhrstadion train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bochum Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from London to Ruhrstadion.
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  • Distance: 509.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Ruhrstadion via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, Bochum Hbf, Bochum Hbf, and Bochum Vonovia Ruhrstadion in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Ruhrstadion via Rotterdam Central Station, Bochum Hbf, Bochum Hbf, and Bochum Vonovia Ruhrstadion in around 14h 55m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €80
Flights from London Stansted to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€4 - €95
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €370
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€75 - €110
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gleis 11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
National Express Rail
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 Koeln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Koeln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from D-Flughafen Terminal S to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Phone
+49 9126 288825
Website
train-rental.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€29 - €40
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
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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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Dusseldorf Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators

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Lufthansa, KLM and British Airways offer flights from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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