There are 5 ways to get from Münster to Brussels by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Münster to Brussels, Brussels-North station N71

$17 - $30

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Train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$58 - $127

Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Bruxelles - North

$67 - $98

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Münster to Brussels 198.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Brussels (BRU) FMO - BRU

$135 - $498

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Münster and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Münster to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Münster(Westf)Hbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Münster and Brussels is 259 km. The road distance is 317.4 km.

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The best way to get from Münster to Brussels without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Münster to Brussels, Brussels-North station takes 4 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Münster to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Münster(Westf)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Münster to Brussels is to bus which takes 4 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 32 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Muenster Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Münster to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Münster to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 161.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Münster, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

FlixBus operates a bus from Münster to Brussels once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Münster to Brussels via Köln Hbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Münster(Westf)Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Münster to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster, Münster to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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 Münster to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Münster to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Münster to Brussels is 317 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Münster to Brussels.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Muenster Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Münster to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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