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There are 6 ways to get from Münster to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rheine to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$29 - $68

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Münster to Amsterdam 139.5 miles

$11 - $16

4 alternative options

Train via Hengelo  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Rheine Re7 / ...
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Oldenzaal
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid

$31 - $73

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Münster to Duisburg ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 027 / ...

$47 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Münster to Amsterdam 140.5 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 53 min

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

$87 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Münster to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Münster to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Münster to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Münster and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Münster to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Münster Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Münster and Amsterdam is 192 km. The road distance is 224.8 km.

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The best way to get from Münster to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4 h 13 min and costs 25€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Münster to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Münster to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Münster station.

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

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The best way to get from Münster to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4 h 13 min and costs 25€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Münster to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 120.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Münster to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Münster to Amsterdam via Duisburg ZOB and Duisburg in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Rheine to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Rheine
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Oldenzaal
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
eurobahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Münster to Rheine Bf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.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 Münster(Westf)Hbf to Rheine
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster, Münster to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Münster to Duisburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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 Duisburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Münster to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Münster to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Münster to Amsterdam is 225 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Münster to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Münster and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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