There is hardly any other rural region in Germany that is so easily and quickly accessible by car. Several motorways and well-developed federal roads open up the region. So, at least in Münsterland, the holiday starts with the journey.
|Berlin 472 km||Hamburg 281 km|
|Bremen 170 km||Hanover 191 km|
|Dortmund 70 km||Kassel 206 km|
|Düsseldorf 128 km||Munich 661 km|
|Essen 99 km||Stuttgart 473 km|
|Frankfurt 279 km||Würzburg 387 km|
The motorway runs north-south through central Münsterland. Places such as Ascheberg, Greven, Münster, Tecklenburg and Werne are easily accessible via the A1.
This motorway connects the south-eastern Münsterland region in an east-west direction, from where you can reach places such as Ahlen, Bad Waldliesborn, Beckum, Ennigerloh, Oelde and Warendorf.
The motorway leads you in a north-south direction into the western Münsterland. The A3 is your fast route to places like Bocholt, Isselburg and Rhede.
The A31 runs north-south through the western Münsterland region. This makes it particularly convenient to travel to places like Ahaus, Borken, Coesfeld, Gronau and Steinfurt.
The A43 runs north-south through the southern regions of central Münsterland. Ideal for travelling to Haltern am See, Dülmen, Nottuln, Sendne and Münster.
Travelling by train is comfortable and environmentally friendly. There are connections to the region from all over Germany and it is usually easy to bring your own bicycle. The most important stop is Münster (Westf.), from where you have connections to most places in Münsterland.
Journey times to Münster Hauptbahnhof (fastest connection in the summer timetable)
|Berlin 3:58||Hamburg 2:14|
|Bremen 1:16||Hanover 2:15|
|Dortmund 0:29||Kassel 2:49|
|Düsseldorf 1:16||Leipzig 5:11|
|Essen 0:55||Stuttgart 4:04|
|Frankfurt 3:12||Würzburg 3:52|
|Bottrop-Borken 0:43||Dortmund-Werne 0:24|
|Dortmund-Ascheberg 0:36||Dortmund-Lüsdinghausen 0:37|
|Dortmund-Dülmen 0:47||Dortmund-Coesfeld 1:01|
|Dortmund-Ahaus 1:27||Dortmund-Gronau 1:42|
|Essen-Haltern am See 0:31||Essen-Nottuln 0:47|
|Essen-Borken 0:57||Recklinghausen-Haltern am See 0:10|
|Recklinghausen-Dülmen 0:18||Unna-Greven 0:48|
Stations with ICE stop
Stations with IC stop
Münster station is served by Deutsche Bahn and the following railway companies
You will need a valid ticket for your bicycle. If there is space, you can then take your bicycle with you for an unlimited period of time. You can take your bicycle along free of charge on the bicycle trailers in the districts of Borken and Coesfeld.
For more and more sights and places on our website you will find information on how to get there and how to get around by bus and train. You'll find all the stops in the area, the current departure times and the opportunity to plan your journey directly.
The special feature: the nearest sights along the bus routes are displayed directly at the stops. So you can put together a whole day trip with lots of interesting sights.
Mobility, flexibility and availability exactly when you need a vehicle. With SHARE NOW, it only takes ten minutes from registration to driving. With more than 70 vehicles at around 50 stations in Münsterland, the car sharing provider offers the right car for every mobility need; from electric convertibles to mid-size station wagons. With your SHARE NOW account, you also have access to around 10,000 other car sharing vehicles in a total of 17 European cities outside Münsterland.
The procedure is very simple: download the app, register, book. Drive off! You then return the vehicle to the station where you started.
Note: There is a one-off registration fee of 20 euros, which will be credited to your SHARE NOW app. There is no deposit or contract obligation with SHARE NOW.
You can find all information about the offer on this page.