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There are 14 ways to get from London to Münster by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...

154€ - 541€

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Bus  •  14h 50m

  1. Take the bus from London to Dortmund 080
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Münster 017 / ...

40€ - 48€

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Train via Amersfoort  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Enschede
  4. Take the train from Enschede to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Re

164€ - 438€

Bus, train  •  15h 44m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Enschede
  3. Take the train from Enschede to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Re

44€ - 71€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 21m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Münster

215€ - 250€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 53m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Münster

71€ - 157€

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Münster

84€ - 243€

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Münster

73€ - 384€

Fly London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) LHR - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf

99€ - 533€

Fly London Stansted to Dortmund, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dortmund (DTM) STN - DTM
  2. Take the train from Holzwickede to Münster

50€ - 307€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LGW - DUS
  3. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Münster

142€ - 643€

Train to London Luton, fly to Dortmund, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dortmund (DTM) LTN - DTM
  3. Take the train from Holzwickede to Münster

109€ - 363€

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amersfoort Centraal to Enschede
  4. Take the train from Enschede to Muenster(Westf)Hbf

107€ - 406€

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Enschede
  3. Take the train from Enschede to Muenster(Westf)Hbf

94€ - 336€

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The cheapest way to get from London to Münster is to bus which costs £35 - £45 and takes 14h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Münster is to fly and train which costs £75 - £220 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Münster. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Münster via Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Münster. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Muenster(Westf)Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 54m.

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The distance between London and Münster is 536 km.

The best way to get from London to Münster without a car is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs £130 - £490.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from London to Münster, including transfers.

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

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London to Münster train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Münster is to train which takes 6h 54m and costs £130 - £490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 14h 50m.

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Map of how to get from London to Münster.
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  • Distance: 536 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between London, England and Münster, Germany?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Münster via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf in around 6h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Münster via Dortmund in around 14h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 500€
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 500€
Flights from London Heathrow to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from London Luton to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 160€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Münster
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Holzwickede to Münster
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
National Express Rail
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amersfoort Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Amersfoort Centraal to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Enschede to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 28€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
147€
Website
Eurotunnel
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Münster
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
17€ - 25€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Münster
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Utrecht to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 55€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
27€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
7€
2-bed inside cabin
35€ - 55€

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Münster is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 5:27 AM in London and 6:27 AM in Münster.

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

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British Airways and KLM offer flights from London City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 199+ hotels available in Münster. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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