Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Münster

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Frankfurt am Main - Münster Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Frankfurt am Main to Münster. Traveling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Münster usually takes around 4 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance136 mi (219 km)
Fastest train3h 5m
Lowest price$23.50
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Frankfurt am Main to Münster?

There are 4 train lines with service from Frankfurt am Main to Münster. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 53 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express143h 52m$100.12
Deutsche Bahn534h 13m$93.01
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company304h 17m$111.95
FlixTrain14h 27m$50.62
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Münster start from $37, and on average cost . Daily there are 14 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Münster. DB Intercity-Express in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station . And in Münster trains arrive at Münster-Amelsbüren and 3 other train stations.

    From Frankfurt am Main to Münster train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 3 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Münster faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 5 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Münster start from $31, and on average cost . Daily there are 30 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Münster. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station . And in Münster trains arrive at Münster-Amelsbüren and 5 other train stations.

    From Frankfurt am Main to Münster train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Münster faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 5 minutes.

  • FlixTrain

    FlixTrain

    Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles. FlixTrain operates 1 daily trips to Münster from Frankfurt am Main. The train usually departs from Frankfurt Süd Station in Frankfurt am Main and arrives at Münster Central Train Station in Münster after about 4 hours and 27 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Münster during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Frankfurt am Main to Münster?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Münster is approximately 136 miles, or 219 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Münster are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Frankfurt am Main at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Münster?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Frankfurt am Main to Münster. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Münster to Frankfurt am Main.

City Information

Frankfurt am Main

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Frankfurt is Germany's financial hub, home to the European Central Bank. This riverside city offers a variety of cultural and historical attractions scattered between its financial institutions and shops.

Your first stop should be Old Town, along the river Main. Once the center of the city, the Old Town district is now the site of the Römer, or city hall, along a row of picturesque timber houses. Stop in Kleinmarkthalle, a bustling indoor market, to grab a sausage for a snack before wandering through some of Old Town's museums: Saalgasse, Dommuseum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum MMK) will get you started. Two of Frankfurt's most prominent churches, St. Bartholomew Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church, are also in the area.

Food is always delightful in Frankfurt. Several Michelin-star restaurants will entice you, including Restaurant Lafleur, Restaurant Gustav, Restaurant Villa Merton, and Carmelo Greco. If you prefer more affordable dining and lively nightlife, head to the Bahnhofsviertel neighborhood near the city's train station.

The train station in Bahnhofsviertel serves national and international rail lines for Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, vlexx, and Railjet. You can also reach Frankfurt easily on bus carriers like FlixBus and Sindbad. Plus, flying in and out of Frankfurt is a breeze, as the airport is one of the largest in Germany and the main hub for the Lufthansa airline.

Münster

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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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Main departure station: Central Train Station

Frankfurt am Main has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Münster.

All train stations in Frankfurt am Main:

  • Central Train Station

  • Frankfurt Süd Station

  • Central Train Station

Where is the train station in Münster?

Main arrival station: Münster-Albachten

There are more train stations and stops in Münster than most cities. Most trains from Frankfurt am Main will stop at one (or more) of the 7 following stations in Münster:

Train stations in Münster:

  • Münster-Albachten

  • Münster-Amelsbüren

  • Münster-Sprakel

  • Münster-Hiltrup

  • Münster-Häger

  • Münster-Roxel

  • Münster Central Train Station

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