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About the train journey from Bremen to Bochum

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The train from Bremen to Bochum usually takes 3 hours 21 minutes on average to travel 208 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 2 minutes. You can expect to find 35 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Bochum, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with ICE or DB to get to Bochum – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Bremen to Bochum in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $13.53.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Bochum, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Bremen to Bochum by train

It takes an average of 3h 21m to travel from Bremen to Bochum by train, over a distance of around 130 miles (208 km). There are normally 35 trains per day traveling from Bremen to Bochum and tickets for this journey start from $13.53 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 2m
PriceFrom $13.53
Distance130 miles (208 km)
Frequency35 trains per day
First train00:13
Last train23:44
Departure stationBremen
Arrival stationBochum
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Bremen to Bochum train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bremen to Bochum for Tuesday Oct 11th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:15 11:23 3h 8m, 1 change
08:17 12:01 3h 44m, 1 change
09:09 12:23 3h 14m, 1 change
09:54 12:54 3h 0m, 1 change
10:15 13:23 3h 8m, 1 change
11:44 13:56 2h 12m, 1 change
12:15 15:23 3h 8m, 1 change
12:17 16:01 3h 44m, 1 change
13:09 16:23 3h 14m, 1 change
13:17 16:56 3h 39m, 3 changes

Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Bremen to Bochum

You can travel from Bremen to Bochum on Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) 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.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Cheap train tickets from Bremen to Bochum

The price of train tickets from Bremen to Bochum starts at $13.53 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 3 hours and 21 minutes, with around 35 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 2 minutes.

How much does the train from Bremen to Bochum cost?

Train tickets from Bremen to Bochum can start from as little as $13.53 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 is 1 direct train from Bremen to Bochum each day. 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 00:13. 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 130 miles (208 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bremen to Bochum for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. 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 09/15/2022 for travel on 09/15/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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