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There are 6 intercity buses per day from Munich to Münster. Traveling by bus from Munich to Münster usually takes around 14 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 55 minutes.
|Distance||317 mi (510 km)|
|Shortest duration||10h 55m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
What bus companies travel from Munich to Münster?
On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Munich to Münster. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
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First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 6 trips from Munich to Münster, and usually makes the trip in about 14 hours and 25 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Munich to Münster during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Munich to Münster?
The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 25 minutes to cover the 510 kilometers from Munich to Münster. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Munich to Münster for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Münster, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Munich?
The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Munich to Münster, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Münster are there per day?
There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Munich to Münster every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Munich to Münster; ticket prices start at $23.38.
Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.
Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.
München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.
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Münster is a youthful western Germany city that is rich in history. Its most famous sight for visitors is St. Paulus Dom, a Gothic and Romanesque cathedral in the middle of the city. The church's astronomical clock is particularly intriguing because it runs counterclockwise! Nearby, Domplatz Münster is commonly bustling with a market and seasonal events, and the adjacent Prinzipalmarkt building houses shops and cafes in a historic setting. Another notable attraction is Schloss Nordkirchen, a Baroque palace with a vast network of landscaped gardens.
If you love biking, then Germany's Bike City is for you. Locals prefer to get around on two wheels, and you can bring your bike on your trip or rent one to experience an authentic view of Münster from your bike seat.
Art and history enthusiasts should explore the city's best museums, including one dedicated to the famed Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. A stop at the Art Museum Pablo Picasso will let you appreciate an extensive collection of his works and view new art exhibitions, as well.
The Münster Osnabrück International Airport is located between, you guessed it, Münster and Osnabrück. Flying into this airport means landing near Greven, about 25 km north of Münster. Trains, however, offer direct service to the center of the city; check out Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, and National Express to ride the rails into Münster. Sindbad and FlixBus operate bus service from Münster to destinations such as Frankfurt, Berlin, or Vienna.
Where does the bus leave from in Munich?
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Main departure station: Central Bus Station
Munich's Central Bus Station (or ZOB) is very close to the city's train station and within a short walk of Old Town. As the center of Munich's intercity bus travel services, this station welcomes bus lines like FlixBus and RegioJet. The station is expansive, with multiple stories of offices that overlook the train tracks outside. Passengers will find many fast-food options, as well as convenience stores, ATMs, and public restrooms inside the station.
All bus stations in Munich:
Central Bus Station
Where does the bus arrive in Münster?
Main arrival station: Munster Central Station Bus Stop
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Münster.
Bus stations in Münster:
Munster Central Station Bus Stop
Münster Central Train Station
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