Travelling to Münster

Nearby airports and distances to Münster by train

  • From the Arrival area to Düsseldorf Airport train station via SkyTrain
    • Please follow the sign to SkyTrain at the airport
    • Check out the location map to get more information about the airport.
  • From Düsseldorf Airport train station to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Direct trains from DUS to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Departures: every hour
    • Direct train DUS to Münster (Westf): 1 hour 15 minutes
    • Tickets are available from the machines in the train station. They can be purchased using an EC debit card or a credit card. You can also buy your train ticket on the website of Deutsche Bahn where you can also find information on train departures.
  • From the Arrival area to train stations
    • There is an AirportShuttle which takes you directly to Holzwickede station (Costs: 3€, Duration: 6 minutes). From Holzwickede station you can take a train directly to Münster.
    • You can also take the AirportExpress which connects directly to Dortmund Central Station (Costs: 8.50€, Duration: 25 minutes)
  • From Holzwickede station to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Direct trains from Holzwickede to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Departures: every hour
    • Direct train takes 45 minutes
    • Tickets are available from the machines in the train station. They can be purchased using an EC debit card or a credit card. You can also buy your train ticket on the website of Deutsche Bahn where you can also find information on train departures.
  • From Dortmund Central Station to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Direct trains from Dortmund Central Station to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Departures: every hour
    • Direct train Dortmund to Münster (Westf) takes 50 minutes
    • Tickets are available from the machines in the train station. They can be purchased using an EC debit card or a credit card. You can also buy your train ticket on the website of Deutsche Bahn where you can also find information on train departures.
  • From the Arrival area to Cologne/Bonn Airport train station
    • From the terminal, please follow the signs to “Köln/Bonn Flughafen” train station.
  • From Cologne/Bonn Airport train station to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Tickets are available from the machines in the train station. They can be purchased using an EC debit card or a credit card. You can also buy your train ticket on the website of Deutsche Bahn where you can also find information on train departures.
    • InterCityExpress or local trains to Cologne Central Station (10-20 min.)
    • Direct trains from Cologne Central Station to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Departures: 2-3 direct trains per hour
    • Direct train Cologne Central Station to Münster (Westf) takes 1 ¾ hours
  • From the Arrival area to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • The S50 express bus service + the D50 direct bus service + the R51 regional bus service.
    • Departures: every 30 minutes, after 8.00 pm at least every hour; Costs: 6.90€.
    • The coaches take approximately 40 minutes to get from the airport to the Central station.
  • From the Arrival area to Frankfurt Airport train station
    • Passengers arriving at Terminal 2, please proceed to Terminal 1, Hall B via SkyLine train (free of charge).
    • From Terminal 1, please proceed to the long-distance train station „Frankfurt Fernbahnhof“.
    • Check out the Fraport Transfer Guide or the location map to get more information about the airport.
  • From Frankfurt Airport (train station) to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Tickets are available from the machines in the long-distance train station in the AIRail Terminal. They can be purchased using an EC debit card or a credit card. You can also buy your train ticket on the website of Deutsche Bahn where you can also find information on train departures.
    • Train connections with 1 change: every 20-30 minutes (duration 2:45 hours); direct trains: every 2 hours (duration 4 hours).
  • From the Arrival area to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (train station)
    • Schiphol station is situated directly below the airport.
    • Please follow the sign to Schiphol Plaza and to the trains.
    • Check out the location map to get more information about the airport.
  • From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (train station) to Münster (Westf) Central Station
    • Train departure information and international tickets are available at the ticket offices of NS Hispeed, which are situated close to the meeting point at Schiphol Plaza. You can also buy your train ticket on the website of NS Hispeed where you can also find information on train departures.
    • Please keep in mind that a direct connection does not exist. Train connections with 1 or 2 changes every 30 minutes (duration 3.5-4 hours).

By train:

Münster (Westf) Central Station is well-connected to the Deutsche Bahn rail network. It is possible to reach most European urban centres and all major German cities from there.

You can buy your train ticket on the website of Deutsche Bahn where you can also find information on train departures.

Enter your desired destination („Münster (Westf) Hbf“) and continue.
Seats can be booked up to 3 months (international up to 2 months) before the journey and can be reserved separately from buying a ticket. You can also make reservations if you have already bought a ticket.

The ICE (Intercity Express) service travels directly to Cologne, Munich, Stuttgart, Bremen, Hamburg and Kiel.
The IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains connect Münster with many other destinations in Germany and abroad, like Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Copenhagen and Warsaw. Those cities can be reached with a single change.
The RE (Regional Express) and regional railways connect Münster with destinations throughout North Rhine-Westphalia and also with Osnabrück and Emden in Lower Saxony as well as Enschede in the Netherlands.

You can also book your Deutsche Bahn (German Railway) Long Distance Tickets (e.g. from Frankfurt or Berlin) at discounted rates HERE.