There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Münster by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Hkx / ...

$35 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Cologne to Münster 92.3 miles

$6 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln ZOB to Munster Hbf

$35 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Münster 91.9 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Münster is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 13€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Münster is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Münster is 124 km. The road distance is 147 km.

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The train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köln ZOB and arriving at Munster Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Münster(Westf)Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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

Flixtrain operates a train from Cologne to Münster hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Cologne to Münster once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
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 Köln Messe/Deutz to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln ZOB to Munster Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Cologne to Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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