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In Bochum we recommend the following car rental offers

from 23 $ per day
Basic package

Good offers for a small budget

Mini
e.g. Volkswagen up!
7 Days from 30.07 - 06.08.2024
Example vehicle
from 24 $ per day
Economy

Small, agile and economical - that's all it takes!

e.g. Hyundai i20
7 Days from 30.07 - 06.08.2024
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from 30 $ per day
All-round carefree package

This way nothing can go wrong - carefree and all inclusive!

Mini
e.g. Fiat 500
7 Days from 30.07 - 06.08.2024
Example vehicle

Located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bochum is known for its rich industrial history and vibrant culture. With its mix of traditional architecture, modern amenities, and warm, welcoming locals, it's an ideal destination for a truly unique German experience.

Must-See Attractions

  • German Mining Museum: Delve into the fascinating world of underground exploration at one of the world's largest mining museums.
  • Bochum City Hall: A beautiful historic landmark that gives an insightful look into the city's past.
  • Starlight Express Theater: Catch the globally popular musical performed on skates right here in Bochum.

Getting Around

Bochum's extensive road network makes it a breeze to explore by car. The A40 highway, also known as the "Ruhr highway," passes directly through the city, connecting it with nearby cities like Essen and Dortmund.

Car Class Recommendations

We recommend compact or mid-sized cars for easy maneuverability through the city's streets. If you're planning to explore further afield, an SUV might be a better fit.

Parking

Parking in Bochum city center can be a challenge during peak hours. However, there are several multi-storey car parks available. Do remember to check the parking signs for any restrictions or fees.

Commandments of the Road

Generally, speed limits within Bochum city are set at 50km/h, and 100km/h on country roads. The use of handheld devices while driving is prohibited unless it's hands-free. Always follow the rules to ensure a safe and enjoyable drive.

Exploring Surrounding Cities

With a rental car at your disposal, the nearby destinations of Essen, Dortmund, and Düsseldorf are easily accessible for a day trip. Each city offers its unique array of attractions too!

Seasonal Events

Visiting during Christmas? Don't miss out on the magical Bochum Christmas Market with its stunning light displays and local delicacies. In summer, the Bochum Music festival attracts music lovers from all over the world.

Embrace the freedom and flexibility that a rental car offers as you immerse yourself in the charm of Bochum. Safe travels, and enjoy your journey!

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