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Bremen to Bochum by train

It takes an average of 2h 07m to travel from Bremen to Bochum by train, over a distance of around 129 miles (208 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Bremen to Bochum and tickets for this journey start from $21.15 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 03m
Price$21.15 - $101.51
Distance129 miles (208 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationBremen
Arrival stationBochum
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Bremen to Bochum train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bremen to Bochum for Tuesday Oct 2nd 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:43 11:54 2h 11m, 1 change
10:44 12:54 2h 10m, 1 change
11:44 13:54 2h 10m, 1 change
12:44 14:54 2h 10m, 1 change
13:43 15:54 2h 11m, 1 change
14:44 16:54 2h 10m, 1 change
15:44 17:48 2h 04m, direct
16:44 18:54 2h 10m, 1 change
17:43 19:48 2h 05m, direct
18:44 20:47 2h 03m, direct

Deutsche Bahn, IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Bremen to Bochum

You can travel from Bremen to Bochum on Deutsche Bahn, IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Bremen to Bochum

Train tickets from Bremen to Bochum start at $21.15 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $58.06.
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avg. single price$58.06

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bremen to Bochum by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bremen to Bochum

Want to know more about your journey from Bremen to Bochum? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bremen to Bochum take?

The average journey time by train between Bremen and Bochum is 2 hours and 7 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bremen and Bochum by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bremen to Bochum is 2 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Bremen to Bochum cost?

Train tickets from Bremen to Bochum can start from as little as $21.15 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bremen to Bochum?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bremen to Bochum without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Bremen to Bochum. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bremen to Bochum leave?

The first train from Bremen to Bochum leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bremen to Bochum leave?

The last train from Bremen to Bochum leaves at 23:44. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bremen and Bochum by train?

Trains travelling from Bremen to Bochum cover a distance of around 129 miles (208 km) during the journey.

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Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bremen to Bochum for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/02/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/22/2020 for travel on 03/31/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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