There are 6 ways to get from Utrecht to Münster by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine Stoptrein RB61 / ...

$25 - $71

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Line 52 bus, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 52 bus from Utrecht, Janskerkhof to Amersfoort, Centraal Station 52
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Rheine Intercity

$28 - $68

Bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Essen 056
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Münster

$45 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Münster 125.7 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$93 - $328

Train, fly to Bremen  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf

$110 - $403

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No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Münster. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at Münster via Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Münster. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Münster Hauptbahnhof via Hengelo and Rheine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Münster is 172 km. The road distance is 201.1 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Münster without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Utrecht to Münster, including transfers.

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

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Utrecht to Münster train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Münster is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Utrecht to Münster bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Münster station.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Münster.
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  • Distance: 107.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Utrecht to Münster via Hengelo and Rheine in around 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Utrecht to Münster via Essen in around 5 h 8 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amersfoort to Rheine
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
U-Ov
Phone
0900 - 5252241
Website
u-ov.info
Bus from Utrecht, Janskerkhof to Amersfoort, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
u-ov.info
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 Utrecht to Essen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen to Münster
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Utrecht to Münster train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Rheine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Münster is 201 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Utrecht to Münster.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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