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Dortmund to Bochum by train

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    00:53
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    9m
  • Distance
    18 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    100
  • Avg. journey time
    12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dortmund to Bochum by train

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

1. Are there direct trains from Dortmund to Bochum?

Direct trains from Dortmund to Bochum have been found.

We usually find around 92 direct trains on the route from Dortmund to Bochum every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 113 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bochum is usually scheduled to depart Dortmund around 04:13 and the last train is around 00:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dortmund around 04:04, and the last at 00:53.

When to book Dortmund to Bochum 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 Dortmund to Bochum by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dortmund and Bochum?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • 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.

Bochum to Dortmund 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.