TRAVEL

HOW TO REACH US BY…

…PLANE (& TRAIN TRAVEL) 

        

Airport Düsseldorf International:

From Düsseldorf airport there is a direct train connection (Regionalexpress, RE) to Bochum main station. The RE runs every 30 minutes, direction Paderborn, Hamm or Minden. The train ride is around 35-40 minutes. From Düsseldorf to the RUB you can use a ticket ‚Preisstufe C‘ (approx. 8 €).

Airport Cologne/Bonn:

From Cologne/Bonn airport there is a regional train (S-Bahn) every ten minutes (Line S13) direction Cologne main station. Get off the train at Köln Messe/Deutz and take the train (Regionalexpress RE) direction Hamm, which runs every hour and will take you to Bochum main station in approximately 1 hour. A ticket from Köln/Bonn airport to the Ruhr-Universität costs approx. 15 €.

Airport Dortmund:

From Dortmund airport the bus SB47 runs every hour to Dortmund main station, but only from Monday to Friday. You can take the train Regionalexpress direction Aachen (RE1) or Köln-Bonn (RE6) to Bochum main station, or the train S1, which runs every 20 minutes. From Dortmund airport to the RUB you can use a ticket ‚Preisstufe B‘ (approx. 6€).

Airport Frankfurt:

At Frankfurt airport, go to the train station for long distance trains (Frankfurt Flughafen (M) Fernbahnhof) where you can take an ICE train directly to Bochum (takes approx. 3 hours/ ticket approx. 70 €). OR you go to the regional train station (Flughafen (M) Regionalbahnhof) and take the train Regionalexpress (RE direction Koblenz) to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof. Then take the Regionalexpress (RE direction Emmerich) to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof. From there you can take various trains to Bochum (takes approx. 5 hours/ticket approx. 40 €).

Timetables are available on the website of the transportation company of the „Deutsche Bahn“ .

…CAR

Motorists can reach the Ruhr-Universität easily via Germany’s – and especially North Rhine-Westphalia’s – dense motorway network. The fastest route is that via the motorway junction Bochum/Witten, where the motorways A43 and A44 meet.

A) Motorway (A43) junction Bochum/Witten, exit „Bochum-Querenburg / Ruhr-Universität“:

1. A 43 direction Wuppertal
2. At interchange Bochum/Witten take exit no. 19 „Bochum-Querenburg/Ruhr-Universität“
3. Take direction “Universität/Zentrum“ and follow „Universitätsstraße“ for about 3 km
4. Take the turnoff named „Ruhr-Universität-Mitte“ and exit the „Universitätsstraße“
5. Park your car either in the car park „Unicenter“ (which has to be paid and is quite expensive) or in the central parking garage (underground parking)
6. Once you have parked your car, exit the car park via the stairs leading to the campus.

B) From Münster/Recklinghausen:

1. A 43 into direction Wuppertal
2. At interchange Bochum/Witten take exit no. 19 „Bochum-Querenburg/Universität“ and continue with A-3. above.

C) From Dortmund or Essen via A 40/B1:

1. At interchange Bochum take A 43 into direction Wuppertal and continue with A-2. above.

D) From Wuppertal via A 43:

1. At interchange Bochum/Witten take exit 19 „Bochum-Querenburg/Ruhr-Universität“
2. Turn left into direction „Zentrum/Universität“ and continue with A-3. above.

E) From Frankfurt, Hagen and „Kamener Kreuz“ or „Kreuz Dortmund-Unna“:

1. Follow A 45 From „Westhofener Kreuz“ into direction „Dortmund-Nordwest“ for 7 km
2. At interchange Dortmund-Witten take A44 into direction Bochum for 10 km
3. At interchange Bochum-Witten take A43 into direction Wuppertal for 300 m
4. Take exit „Bochum-Querenburg/Universität“
5. Turn left into direction „Zentrum/Universität“ and continue with A-3. above.

F) From Essen or Duisburg:

1. A 40 until exit 32 „Bochum-Stahlhausen“
2. Turn right to „Bochum-Zentrum“
3. After 200 m turn right onto „Donezk-Ring“ (becoming Oviedo-Ring later) into direction „Ruhr-Universität“
4. Take exit „Bochum-Linden/Weitmar“ and turn left into „Wasserstraße“
5. Follow „Wasserstraße“ for approx. 2 km
6. Turn right into „Universitätsstraße“ and follow it for approx. 3 km.
7. Take the turnoff named „Ruhr-Universität-Mitte“ and exit the „Universitätsstraße“ and continue with A-5. above.

…PUBLIC TRANSPORT

     

Subway:

From „Bochum Hauptbahnhof“ (Bochum main station) you can continue your journey by public transport, taking the subway line U35 (on weekdays the trains leave every 5-10 minutes) in the direction of „Hustadt / Querenberg“ and get off at „Ruhr-Universität“ after 9 minutes. Head right and walk across the pedestrian bridge towards the university.

Other transport connections reach and leave the university directly:

A) Subway U35 towards „Schloß Strünkede“ via „Herne“

B) Schnellbus SB67 towards „Wuppertal Central Station“ via „Sprockhövel“ (every hour)

C) Bus 320 towards „Witten“ (every 20 min)

D) Bus 339 towards „Witten-Center“ (every hour)

E) Bus 346 towards „Bochum-Oberdahlhausen“ (every 20 min)

F) Bus 370 towards „S-Bahnhof Dortmund Lütgendortmund“ via „Bochum-Langendreer“ (every hour)

G) Bus 377 towards „BO-Langendreer Nord“ (every 20 min)

Timetables are available on the website of the local transportation company „Verkehrsverbundes Rhein-Ruhr“ .


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Letzte Änderung: 24.04.2017 | Ansprechpartner/in: Inhalt & Technik