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

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Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

77€ - 167€

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Rideshare  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the rideshare from Münster to Berlin 472.1 km

12€ - 28€

6 alternative options

Bus via Osnabrück  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Münster to Osnabrück 017 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof to Berlin

28€ - 37€

Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Münster to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 031 / ...

23€ - 29€

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Münster to Berlin Hbf 471.5 km

55€ - 80€

Fly from Muenster  •  3h 8m

  1. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FMO - TXL

171€ - 371€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

79€ - 257€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL

45€ - 358€

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The cheapest way to get from Münster to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 28€ and takes 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Münster to Berlin is to fly which costs 170€ - 380€ and takes 3h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Münster and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Münster to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Münster and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Hamm(Westf)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Münster and Berlin is 399 km. The road distance is 471.5 km.

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The best way to get from Münster to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs 75€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Münster to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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Münster to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamm(Westf)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Münster to Berlin is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs 75€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus via Osnabrück, which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 6h 55m, you could also fly, which costs 170€ - 380€ and takes 3h 8m.

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  • Distance: 398.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 36m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Berlin Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 75€ - 110€ and the journey takes 2h 54m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Münster to Berlin ZOB via Osnabrück and Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof in around 6h 55m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Muenster to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Muenster to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Muenster to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 220€
Train operators
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 Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Münster to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
National Express Rail
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster, Münster to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Münster to Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Münster to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Osnabrück Hauptbahnhof to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Münster to Berlin
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Muenster Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Münster to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Münster to Berlin is 472 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Münster to Berlin.

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FlexFlight ApS and Lufthansa offer flights from Muenster Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Münster to Berlin bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1553+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Münster and Berlin. 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 Münster to Muenster Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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