There are 3 ways to get from Münster to Groningen by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Westfalen-Bahn / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen Bus

$46 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Münster to Groningen 217 / ...

$12 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Münster to Groningen 124.9 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a train from Münster to Groningen via Leer(Ostfriesl) in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Münster to Groningen once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Bus operators
+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Münster to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Münster and Groningen is 157 km. The road distance is 200 km.

The cheapest way to get from Münster to Groningen is to bus which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Münster to Groningen is to drive which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Münster to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Münster(Westf)Hbf and arriving at Groningen via Leer(Ostfriesl). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Münster to Groningen, including transfers.