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

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Train via Dusseldorf Hbf  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt ICE International / ...

$78 - $117

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Rideshare  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Münster to Frankfurt 170.4 miles

$17

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Münster to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 017 / ...

$17 - $29

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ic / ...

$80 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Münster to Frankfurt am Main 171.8 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Muenster, fly  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Greven
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FMO - FRA

$117 - $308

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 5 min

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

$115 - $305

Train to Bremen, fly  •  4 h 9 min

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

$142 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Münster to Frankfurt am Main is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Münster to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Münster and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Münster(Westf)Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Münster and Frankfurt am Main is 218 km. The road distance is 275 km.

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The best way to get from Münster to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Münster to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Münster to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Münster station.

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

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The best way to get from Münster to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 65€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Münster to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 136.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Münster, Germany and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Münster to Frankfurt am Main via Düsseldorf Hbf and Dusseldorf Hbf in around 3 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Münster to Frankfurt am Main every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Greven
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
eurobahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Münster to Greven Bf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Münster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Muenster Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Münster to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Münster to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Münster to Frankfurt am Main is 275 km. It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to drive from Münster to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Muenster Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Münster to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 674+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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