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Travelling from Cologne to Bochum by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Bochum take around 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Bochum.

Are there direct trains from Cologne to Bochum?

Direct trains from Cologne to Bochum have been found.

We usually find around 59 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Bochum every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 56 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cologne to Bochum?

The Cologne to Bochum train travel time is normally about 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cologne to Bochum train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bochum is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:05 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:09, and the last at 00:09.

When to book Cologne 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 Cologne to Bochum by train.

Which train companies operate between Cologne and Bochum?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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