Bochum to Dortmund by train

  • First train
    05:03
  • Last train
    00:44
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    9m
  • Distance
    18 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    93
  • Avg. journey time
    13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bochum to Dortmund by train

Fast trains from Bochum to Dortmund take around 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 18 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bochum and Dortmund.

1. Are there direct trains from Bochum to Dortmund?

Direct trains from Bochum to Dortmund have been found.

We usually find around 98 direct trains on the route from Bochum to Dortmund every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 89 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bochum to Dortmund?

The Bochum to Dortmund train travel time is normally about 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bochum to Dortmund train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dortmund is usually scheduled to depart Bochum around 05:03 and the last train is around 00:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bochum around 04:04, and the last at 00:44.

When to book Bochum to Dortmund train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bochum to Dortmund by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bochum and Dortmund?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bochum to Dortmund, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Dortmund to Bochum by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.