There are 12 ways to get from Munich to Münster by train, car, bus, rideshare, subway 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 via Hamm(Westf)  •  5 h 43 min

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

$125 - $185

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Münster 415 miles

$30 - $45

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Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ice

$140 - $210

Train #2  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...

$152 - $216

Train, drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster

$136 - $208

Bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Münster N17 / ...

$40 - $67

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Münster 414.3 miles

$85 - $130

Subway, fly to Muenster, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Muenster (FMO) MUC - FMO
  3. Take the train from Greven to Münster Hauptbahnhof

$111 - $322

Fly to Dortmund, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dortmund (DTM) MUC - DTM
  2. Take the train from Holzwickede Bf to Münster

$80 - $255

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MUC - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$111 - $303

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$96 - $227

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Paderborn (PAD) MUC - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
  3. Take the train from Hamm to Münster

$134 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Münster is to rideshare which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Münster is to subway and fly and train which costs 95€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Munich and Münster is 510 km. The road distance is 662.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Munich to Münster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Münster. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Münster via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Münster(Westf)Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Muenster Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Munich to Münster train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Münster.
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  • Distance: 318.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Münster once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Münster via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Munich to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Munich to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Munich to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
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 München Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Greven to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hamm Westfalen to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
eurobahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Münster
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede Bf to Münster
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Hamm to Münster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Münster
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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 Munich to Münster
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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