There are 6 ways to get from Calais to Münster by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Hkx / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus 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

$28 - $49

4 alternative options

Train via Essen Hbf  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Essen Hbf Tha
  4. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Re / ...

$164 - $246

Bus, train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Re / ...

$80 - $122

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Calais to Münster 299.4 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly  •  8 h 17 min

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

$207 - $647

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

You can take a train from Calais to Münster via Calais-Fréthun, Lille Europe, Bruxelles Midi, and Köln Hbf in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Münster via Lille, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi in around 8 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$25 - $40
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Calais Ville to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$14 - $60
Premier
$35 - $65
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$14 - $60
Premier
$35 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Münster
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Lille to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$58
High
$62

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Calais to Münster?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Calais to Münster?

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Münster is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Calais to Münster?

The quickest way to get from Calais to Münster is to drive which takes 4 h 28 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

Is there a direct train between Calais and Münster?

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 Calais-Fréthun, Lille Europe, Bruxelles Midi and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Calais and Münster?

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 8 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Calais to Münster?

It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Calais to Münster, including transfers.