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

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Train via Hengelo  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine

$33 - $89

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Osnabrück N67
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...

$28 - $68

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine Intercity

$38 - $83

Bus Eurolines DE, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...

$71 - $106

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Münster 153.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$89 - $322

Fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$106 - $397

Fly to Muenster  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Muenster (FMO) AMS - FMO

$149 - $541

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Münster is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Münster is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Münster. However, there are services departing from Leiden Lammenschans and arriving at Münster Hauptbahnhof via Utrecht Centraal, Hengelo and Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Münster is 215 km. The road distance is 246 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Münster without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 28€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Leiden to Münster, including transfers.

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Leiden to Münster train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Leiden Lammenschans station.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Münster is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 28€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 130€ - 470€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Leiden to Münster train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Rheine station.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Münster.
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  • Distance: 134.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Münster, Germany?

You can take a train from Leiden to Münster via Utrecht Centraal, Hengelo, and Rheine in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Leiden to Münster hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Muenster via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rheine
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Osnabrück Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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 Bremen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
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
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from The Hague to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Münster is 246 km. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Leiden to Münster.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 7€ - 13€.

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