General Information


Local Information

  • 797 AD missionary Ludger founds Cathedral School
  • Member of the Hanseatic League
  • Westphalian peace treaty (1648)
  • 300,000 people (500,000 bicycles)
  • Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (43,000 students)
  • Tourist Office

Airports

  • Münster (FMO) (24 km;21min)
  • Düsseldorf (DUS) (125 km; 1h30min)
  • Amsterdam (AMS) (225 km; 2h30min)
  • Frankfurt (FRA) (280km; 2h55min)
  • Munich (MUC) (660 km; 6h20min)
  • Several flights per day from/to FRA and MUC

Travel and Accomodations

Car

  • Located at the A1 and A43

Train

    Train Connections
    * You can use this webpage to search for train connections.
    Discounted Train Fare
    * You will then need to open the attached pdf and call the number to get the discounted train fare.

Bicycle

    Bicycle Information
    * A bicycle is the most common way of transportation in Münster, Germany. The attached pdf has information on serveral options of renting bicycles.

Hotels

    Hotels Available Here
    * Starting July 1st, 2016, the City of Münster raises an accommodation tax of 4.5% on overnight stays in hotel, holiday flats, on camping sites or comparable facilities.
    Tax Exemption Form
    * Accommodations necessitated by business travel, educational, or training purposes are exempt from the tax, if they provide the following document in the hotel. (see Tax Exemption Form)

Meeting Location

The University of Münster
Schloss
Schlossplatz 2
48149 Münster

Directions

Weather

“It either rains or the church bells ring.
And if both occur at the same time, it’s Sunday.”