• to Münster

    By train and bus

    Münster is well connected by train and bus. See the website of  Deutsche Bahn for more travel details.

    By plane

    The  Airport Düsseldorf  is the nearest airport equipped with an international transport network. You can reach Münster from airport by train in about 90 minutes. For more details see the Travel Service of  Deutsche Bahn.  Alternatively, the Airport Münster-Osnabrück, which has a significant smaller transport system, is located about 30 km in the north of Münster.

    •   Airport Münster-Osnabrück --> Münster (Westf.) Central Station
      The  Airport Münster-Osnabrück is located about 30 km north of Münster and offers daily scheduled flights to various destinations within Germany and Europe. The airport offers a shuttle service to Münster's main railway station which runs approximately every 30 minutes. You can buy a ticket on the bus for about 5 Euro. The journey takes about 35 minutes.
    •   Dortmund Airport --> Münster (Westf.) Central Station
      There is a regional train that runs from Dortmund airport (Holzwickede station) to Münster main station. The station in Dortmund-Holzwickede can be reached by a shuttle bus from the airport within 5 minutes. The complete journey takes between 1 - 1.5 hours.
    •  Düsseldorf Airport --> Münster (Westf.) Central Station
      The nearest airport with a good international route network is Düsseldorf Airport.  There is a direct train from Düsseldorf to Münster on platform 5. This takes just under 1.5 hours.
    •  Cologne/Bonn Airport --> Münster (Westf.) Central Station
      When you arrive at Cologne/Bonn Airport, you have to change trains once. Either at Cologne Central Station, Cologne Deutz Station or Essen Central Station. The whole journey takes about 2.5 hours.
    •  Frankfurt Airport --> Münster (Westf.) Central Station
      To get from Frankfurt Airport to Münster, you can take a direct train from platform FERN 7. The journey takes about 3.5 hours.  
      Alternatively, you can also travel via Dortmund and change trains there. In this case you leave from platform FERN 6 and need about 2.5 hours for the whole journey.
  • Münster train station to Jugendherberge

    You can take Bus No. 2 or 10 from Bus Station C1 to Körnerstraße.  The buses arrive every 10 to 15 minutes on Sundays.  When you get off the bus, walk towards Bismarckallee (towards the lake), turn left onto Bismarckallee and the hostel will be to your left.

  •  JHB to Botanicum

    Turn right after exiting the hostel.  Take the walking path (Modersohnweg) next to the lake.  Take this path around the lake, passing the "Giant pool balls". Turn right under the bridge before Restaurante Il DiVino.  Continue along the Promenade up to Hüfferstraße.  Turn left onto Hüfferstraße and an immediate right onto Schlossgarten towards the castle.  From the rear entrance of the Schloss, it is only a few steps to the "Botanicum" on the south side of the Botanical Garden.

    © Bakul Sathaye