Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Bochum

Come and experience Bochum and its cathedral, history and art galleries. Renowned for its theaters, lake and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bochum

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Bochum has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Cranger Kirmes (5 mi / 8 km)
  • ZOOM Erlebniswelt (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Golf Club Schloss Horst (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Dortmund Zoo (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bochum

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bochum. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bochum Botanical Garden (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Stadtgarten (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Baldeneysee (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Seaside Beach Baldeney (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Grugapark Botanical Garden (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bochum

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 17.3 mi (27.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Bochum West Station, Bochum Central Station and Bochum Hamme Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Bochum by catching a ride on the metro at Bochum Rathaus U-Bahn, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum U-Bahn or Bochum Ehrenfeld S-Bahn.

Where to stay around Bochum?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 244 vacation rentals near Bochum. From 201 Condos/Apartments to 15 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bochum for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bochum?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bochum:

  • Düsseldorf-Eller: 29 vacation rentals
  • Frohnhausen: 18 vacation rentals
  • Stadtbezirke 09: 32 vacation rentals
  • Stadtbezirke III: 46 vacation rentals
  • Düsseldorf-Hassels: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bochum?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bochum. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • RuhrCongress Bochum: 367 vacation rentals
  • Bochumer Golf Club: 387 vacation rentals
  • Bochum Wattenscheid S-Bahn: 408 vacation rentals
  • Bochum Civic Theatre: 381 vacation rentals
  • Starlight Express Theater: 370 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bochum listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bochum?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 201 Condos/Apartments in Bochum. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bochum include:

  • Houses: 15 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 203 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bochum?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Bochum. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.