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Trip Summary

There are 10 daily trains from Ljubljana to Bochum. Traveling by train from Ljubljana to Bochum usually takes around 14 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 12 hours and 29 minutes.

Distance500 mi (805 km)
Fastest train12h 0m
Lowest price$128.53
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Ljubljana to Bochum?

There are 3 train lines with service from Ljubljana, to Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 12 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity113h 24m$128.53
Deutsche Bahn1213h 9m$140.44
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company416h 32m$158.09

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ljubljana to Bochum during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Ljubljana to Bochum?

The distance between Ljubljana and Bochum is approximately 500 miles, or 805 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 29 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Ljubljana to Bochum are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Ljubljana at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Ljubljana to Bochum?

There are 10 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bochum to Ljubljana. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Ljubljana to Bochum for $88.45.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Ljubljana?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Ljubljana.

Where is the train station in Bochum?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Bochum than most cities. Most trains from Ljubljana will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Bochum:

Train stations in Bochum:

  • Bochum-Ehrenfeld

  • Bochum Hbf

  • Bochum-Riemke

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