Visa requirements

If you are a citizen of a non-EU country, you may be required to obtain a visa before travelling to Germany. More information regarding the necessity of obtaining a visa can be found at the website of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. Please inform us at your earlierst convenience (by email) if you require an invitation letter for your visa application. Please be advised that it may take several months to obtain a visa for Germany.

 

Arrival by plane

Münster/Osnabrück (FMO) Airport

Münster/Osnabrück International Airport (FMO) is located about 30 min by car from the city centre.

In addition, the bus lines S50 and R51 operate between Münster/Osnabrück Airport and Münster's central train station. The cost for a single trip amounts to approximately 8.50 €.

Should you opt for a taxi ride between the airport and the central train station during daylight hours, the fare is around 70 €.

 

Düsseldorf (DUS) Airport

Alternatively, Münster can easily be reached by plane via Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS). A train ride from Düsseldorf International Airport to Münster takes approximately 80 to 90 min.

Train tickets can be purchased both from ticket vending machines at the airport and online (Link). (Important Information: your destination is Münster(Westf); not to be confused with Munster). A single trip starts from 21 €.

 

Cologne/Bonn (CGN) Airport

Another International Airport is Cologne/Bonn International Airport (CGN). A train ride from Cologne/Bonn International Airport to Münster takes approximately 120 min.

Train tickets can be purchased both from ticket vending machines at the airport and online (Link). (Important Information: your destination is Münster(Westf); not to be confused with Munster). A single trip starts from 33 €.

 

Arrival by train

Münster train station has hourly connections from all major destinations, including ICE high-speed trains. Train tickets can be purchased both from ticket vending machines at the train stations and online (Link). (Two Important Information: (1) your destination is Münster(Westf); not to be confused with Munster; (2) In very few instances, below the listed train ticket prices, the term "Teilstreckenpreis" may appear. This implies that the suggested route includes a train (such as Flixtrain FLX Link) that is not covered within the fare and requires separate ticket purchases).

 

Arrival by car

You can reach Münster by car directly via the highways A1 and A43. The journey from Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, or Amsterdam takes approximately 3 hours, while the drive from Berlin to Münster takes around 5 hours. (Free parking close to the venue is available from Mo-Fr 06:00 to 24:00 at this parking deck.)