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Cologne to Bochum by train

The journey from Cologne to Bochum by train is 39.65 mi and takes 1 hr 4 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:11 AM and the last at 4:14 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Bochum by train for as little as $5.12 or as much as $22.48. The best price for this journey is $5.12.

Lowest Price$5.12
Journey Duration1 hr 4 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$5.12
Highest Price$22.48
First Departure12:11 AM
Last Departure4:14 PM
Distance39.65 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalBochum
CarriersFlixTrain GmbH, National ExpressMore

Cologne to Bochum Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Cologne to Bochum?

On average, a train ticket from Cologne to Bochum will cost you $12.57. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $5.12. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Cologne to Bochum, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $12.57. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Bochum by train?

The distance between Cologne and Bochum is approximately 39.65 mi. In general, it will take you about 1 hr 4 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Cologne to Bochum covers a distance of 39.65 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 4 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 0 hr 58 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Cologne to Bochum faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What are the stations on the Cologne to Bochum route?

You can depart from Cologne at stations such as Cologne Bonn Airport,Koeln Messe/deutz,Köln-Mülheim ,Köln, Hbf. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Bochum at the following stations: Langendreer, Bochum,Wattenscheid-Höntrop,Nordring, Bochum,Wattenscheid Post, Bochum. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Cologne and Bochum. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from Cologne to Bochum?

The exact number of journeys from Cologne to Bochum can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 8 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Cologne to Bochum. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Cologne to Bochum varies, but in general, you can expect to find 8 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Bochum. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Bochum.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Bochum, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Bochum.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Bochum by train

When travelling to Bochum by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Bochum

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and DB - Intercity when traveling from Cologne to Bochum.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board National Express, FlixTrain and DB - Intercity from Cologne to Bochum
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Bochum by train.
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Cologne to Bochum CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.47kg
Bus
4.79kg
Flight
12.76kg
Car
10.21kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cologne to Bochum by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cologne and Bochum are 4.47kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cologne and Bochum? By taking the train between Cologne and Bochum you will save 8.29kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.32kg compared to a bus and 5.74kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Bochum?
A train ticket from Cologne to Bochum is $12.57. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $5.12.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Cologne to Bochum?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Bochum is $5.12. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Bochum by train?
Cologne to Bochum is 39.65 mi.
How long does the train between Cologne and Bochum take?
Cologne to Bochum is on average 1 hr 4 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 58 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Bochum?
The train journey from Cologne to Bochum is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain GmbH, National Express, FlixTrain, DB - Intercity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Cologne to Bochum?
Cologne to Bochum has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cologne to Bochum leave?
The earliest train from Cologne to Bochum departs at 12:11 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Cologne to Bochum depart?
The latest train from Cologne to Bochum departs at 4:14 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Bochum in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $5.12 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cologne to Bochum?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Bochum.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Bochum by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cologne and Bochum is 0 hr 58 min.
Is there a direct train from Cologne to Bochum?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cologne and Bochum.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Bochum by train?
The train journey from Cologne to Bochum creates 4.47kg of CO2 emissions.

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