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There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg to Münster by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...

$18 - $85

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Rideshare  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Münster 175.3 miles

$11 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Münster 071 / ...

$16 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Münster 176.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Muenster  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Muenster (FMO) HAM - FMO

$164 - $601

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$49 - $182

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$94 - $222

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Münster is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 21€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Münster is to train which costs 15€ - 75€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Münster. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Münster(Westf)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Münster is 241 km. The road distance is 282.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Münster without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 15€ - 75€.

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf takes 2 h 14 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Hamburg to Münster train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Münster is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 15€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 550€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Münster.
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  • Distance: 150.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Münster hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Flixtrain also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Münster 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Muenster via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Muenster via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
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 Hamburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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
Train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
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Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once 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
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Münster
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Münster
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Hamburg Airport to Muenster Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Münster is 283 km. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Hamburg to Münster.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Muenster Airport.

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Book your Hamburg to Münster bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 164+ hotels available in Münster. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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