There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Münster by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf Ice / ...

79€ - 162€

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Rideshare  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Münster 471.9 km

20€ - 25€

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Münster 017 / ...

24€ - 30€

Bus, train  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Bielefeld Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof to Münster Hauptbahnhof Rb67

24€ - 65€

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Münster 471.7 km

55€ - 85€

Fly to Muenster  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Muenster (FMO) TXL - FMO

93€ - 123€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Muenster(Westf)Hbf

55€ - 241€

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) TXL - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf

69€ - 260€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Münster is to rideshare which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 5h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Münster is to fly which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 3h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Münster. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Münster. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Münster via Hamm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Berlin and Münster is 399 km. The road distance is 471.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Münster without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 75€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Berlin to Münster, including transfers.

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Berlin to Münster bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Münster train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Münster is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 75€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 30€ and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 3h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Münster.
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  • Distance: 398.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Münster, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 75€ - 110€ and the journey takes 2h 59m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Münster 3 times a week. Tickets cost 24€ - 30€ and the journey takes 7h 40m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hauptbahnhof to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Münster
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
National Express Rail
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Münster
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Münster
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Muenster Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Berlin to Münster bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Münster station.

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Berlin to Münster train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hamm(Westf)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Münster is 472 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Berlin to Münster.

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FlexFlight ApS and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Muenster Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Münster bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Münster. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Münster. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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