There are 8 ways to get from Calais to Münster by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Essen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...

$139 - $240

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Münster N71

$65 - $101

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Train via Köln, Dom / Hbf  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Münster Re7 / ...

$114 - $229

Train, bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Dortmund
  3. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...

$70 - $122

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Münster 299.4 miles

$60 - $95

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Muenster  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Muenster (FMO) BRU - FMO

$218 - $662

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Dusseldorf  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$189 - $472

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$114 - $342

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Münster. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Münster via Lille and Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Münster. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Münster(Westf)Hbf via Lille Europe Eurostar, Brussels - Midi and Essen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Calais and Münster is 415 km. The road distance is 479 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Münster without a car is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Calais to Münster, including transfers.

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Calais to Münster bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Münster train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Calais Ville station.

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Muenster Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Calais to Münster train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Münster(Westf)Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Münster.
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  • Distance: 259.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Münster, Germany?

You can take a train from Calais to Münster via Lille Flandres, Lille Europe Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, and Essen Hbf in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Brussels - Midi to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Lille Europe to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen, Essen central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Münster
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Münster
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lille to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$58
High
$64

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Münster is 479 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Calais to Münster.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Brussels Airport to Muenster Airport.

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