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How to travel from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald? Look no further.

There are around 19 trains per day running between Bochum Hbf and Greifswald, which usually take 7 hours 48 minutes to complete the 314 miles (505 km) journey. It can take as little as 6 hours 40 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Greifswald from Bochum Hbf, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. Hop on a train operated by either ICE or DB to reach your destination in no time. These train companies are the main operators of services on this route and run modern comfortable trains to make your journey as relaxing as possible.

You can save money on train tickets from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Bochum Hbf to Greifswald by train

First train


Last train


Departure station

Bochum Hbf

Arrival station


Journey time

From 6h 40m


314 miles (505 km)


19 trains per day


1 change

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Bochum Hbf to Greifswald train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald for martes 23º abril 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:48 13:38 7h 50m, 4 changes
07:11 13:58 6h 47m, 1 change
07:33 14:20 6h 47m, 1 change
08:10 16:01 7h 51m, 2 changes
09:09 16:01 6h 52m, 3 changes
09:33 16:20 6h 47m, 1 change
11:10 17:50 6h 40m, 1 change
11:33 18:20 6h 47m, 1 change
11:38 19:38 8h 0m, 4 changes
13:10 20:03 6h 53m, 2 changes

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

You can travel from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald 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.

ICE classes from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald

Compare the different travel classes offered by ICE when travelling from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald.

Onboard services on ICE

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald.


You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

When travelling with ICE, you can enjoy an extensive menu in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you choose the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

Upgrade to First Class and you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB change their menu every three months, but you will always find a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.


If you’re travelling on a ICE train, you can connect to the free WiFi and catch up on some work or your favourite TV show.

You can also connect to the ICE portal, where you’ll find a wide range of entertainment, such as films, television, audiobooks, games, newspapers and magazines.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

On DB’s ICE trains, kids under 5 years old travel for free and don’t need a ticket. Children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

You can also book family areas and children compartments on all ICE trains.


With ICE, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle onboard. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Generally, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.


You can travel with your pet on all ICE trains. You do not need an extra ticket If you have a small dog and they can travel in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an additional ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

DB’s Mobility Service can assist you with boarding, disembarking or changing trains. Also, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

Cheap train tickets from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald

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 Bochum Hbf to Greifswald 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald? 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 Bochum Hbf to Greifswald take?

The average journey time by train between Bochum Hbf and Greifswald is 7 hours and 48 minutes, with around 19 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 Bochum Hbf and Greifswald by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald is 6 hours and 40 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald?

No, there are no direct train services from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald. Travelling from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald leave?

The first train from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald leaves at 00:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald leave?

The last train from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald leaves at 21:10. 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 Bochum Hbf and Greifswald by train?

Trains travelling from Bochum Hbf to Greifswald cover a distance of around 314 miles (505 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Greifswald to Bochum Hbf.

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