Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Bochum

Come and experience Bochum and its cathedral, history and art galleries. Renowned for its theatres, lake and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 holiday in Bochum. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Transport to and around Bochum

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 17.3 mi (27.8 km) from the city centre. 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 near Bochum?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 244 holiday rentals near Bochum. From 201 Condos/Apartments to 15 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bochum for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bochum:

  • Stadtbezirke IX: 25 holiday homes
  • Stadtbezirke 09: 32 holiday homes
  • Stadtbezirke 08: 41 holiday homes
  • Stadtbezirke III: 46 holiday homes
  • Stadtbezirke I: 47 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bochum?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bochum. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bochum Civic Theatre: 376 holiday rentals
  • Rensingstrasse U-Bahn: 374 holiday rentals
  • Brenscheder Strasse U-Bahn: 369 holiday rentals
  • Zeiss Planetarium Bochum: 364 holiday rentals
  • Bochum Rathaus U-Bahn: 377 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bochum?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 201 Condos/Apartments in Bochum. Our other popular types of Bochum holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 15 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 203 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bochum?

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