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There are 8 ways to get from Prague to Bochum by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Prague to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) PRG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf

€79 - €291

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Bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Dortmund central bus station 023 / ...

€32 - €170

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Bus to Dresden, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DRS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf

€166 - €435

Fly Prague to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Frankfurt (FRA) PRG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf

€110 - €371

Train via Berlin  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Praha-Holesovice to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf Ice / ...

€144 - €205

Train  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Bochum Hbf Ic

€109 - €164

Night bus, train  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Prague to Halle N67
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Re
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Kamen Re

Drive  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Prague to Bochum 680.6 km

€70 - €110

Prague to Bochum by train

The train journey time between Prague and Bochum is around 8h 49m and covers a distance of around 843 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 47m. Operated by Czech Railways (ČD), Hungarian Railways (MÁV), Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and others, the Prague to Bochum train service departs from Praha-Holesovice and arrives in Bochum Hbf. Typically 30 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 49m
Fastest train time:
7h 47m
Trains per week:
30
Cheapest price:
€97
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:35
Last train departs at:
17:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Prague to Bochum train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bochum is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bochum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bochum is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bochum is to bus which costs 800 Kč - 4 500 Kč and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bochum is to fly and train which costs 2 000 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Bochum. However, there are services departing from Praha-Holesovice and arriving at Bochum Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Prague and Bochum is 529 km. The road distance is 680.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bochum without a car is to train via Berlin which takes 8h 24m and costs 3 700 Kč - 5 500 Kč.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Prague to Bochum, including transfers.

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Prague to Bochum train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha-Holesovice station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bochum is to train via Berlin which takes 8h 24m and costs 3 700 Kč - 5 500 Kč. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 Kč - 4 500 Kč and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bochum.
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  • Distance: 529.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Bochum, Germany?

You can take a train from Prague to Bochum via Berlin Hbf in around 8h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prague to Bochum via Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str., Dresden central station, Dortmund central bus station, and Dortmund Hbf in around 10h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Prague to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Kamen
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Kamen
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €27
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €23
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha-Holesovice to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €28
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€16 - €20
Business
€23 - €28
1st Class
€23 - €28
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Business
€12 - €15
1st Class
€12 - €15
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dresden central station to Dortmund central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Prague to Halle
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Dresden Bayrische Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €90
Website
Comati PSG

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