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Tourist information

The heart of Mill County ("Mühlenkreis") - the historical city of Minden is the perfect start to bike tours, strolls, hikes or boat trips on the river Weser.

If you have questions about Minden, do not hesitate to reach out for us!

You can also download a city map before your trip. Just click here.

Did you know? While we advise you for your stay, you can charge your phone or e-bike battery or enjoy a fresh coffee. To save your mobile data volume, just log on to our free Minden WiFi! It is available all over downtown.

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Get here by car
From the direction of Hanover / Hamburg:

Take the A2 to the Bad Eilsen West exit. Then take the B83 towards Bad Eilsen West / Bückeburg / Minden. From the B83 you get to the B65. On the B65 drive in the direction of Minden until the exit in the direction of PW-Neesen / MI-Zentrum. Take the exit and follow Hausberger Straße. Then turn left, cross the bridge over the Weser and turn left onto Portastraße. Then drive onto Domstrasse and follow it to the tourist information office.

From the direction of Bielefeld:

Take the A2 to the Porta Westfalica exit. Then take the B482 in the direction of Porta Westfalica / Minden. Follow the road towards Minden. Then turn left, cross the bridge over the Weser and turn left onto Portastraße. Then turn right onto Domstrasse and follow the course of the road to the tourist information office.

From the direction of Bremen:

Take the B61 to the Grimpenwall / Marienstraße junction. Turn left onto Grimpenwall / Klausenwall and follow the course of the road. Then turn right onto Domstrasse and follow the course of the road to the tourist information office.

Get here by train

From Hanover main station:

-Westfalen-Bahn in the direction of Bielefeld (Westf) to Minden (Westf) station.
-Westfalen-Bahn in the direction of Rheine to Minden (Westf) station.
-Intercity in the direction of Cologne to Minden (Westf) station.
-Intercity in the direction of Amsterdam Centraal to Minden (Westf) station.

From Bielefeld main station:

-Eurobahn in the direction of Minden (Westf) to the final stop.
-Regional Express in the direction of Minden (Westf) to the final stop.
-Westfalen-Bahn in the direction of Braunschweig to Minden (Westf) station.
-Intercity in the direction of Dresden to train station Minden (Westf).

From Osnabrueck main station:

-Westfalen-Bahn in the direction of Braunschweig to Minden (Westf) station.
-Intercity in the direction of Berlin Ostbahnhof to Minden (Westf).

From Minden train station continue by bus (to "Minden ZOB", central bus station) or by taxi (5 min. journey time).

Timetabe for busses

For your arrival by bus you find all information on timetables here.

Parking in Minden

A parking guidance system throughout the city center informs you about the current parking situation in Minden. Numerous parking garages are connected to this parking guidance system.

You can park for free on Kanzlers Weide on the right side of the Weser. A pedestrian bridge over the Weser connects this large car park with the city center, which you can reach in 10 minutes on foot. You have a wonderful view of the Weser, the Glacis and the city's churches that tower over the trees.
Kanzlers Weide is also the ideal place for a stopover with the caravan.

Here is an overview of parking garages and spaces in the city center:

Parking lots:

"Weingarten"
free of charge, no maximum parking time

"Simeonsplatz"
1 day - € 2.00
3 months - € 100.00

"Martinikirchhof"
30 minutes - € 0.50
Maximum parking time: 120 minutes - € 1.50
Please note that the parking lot will be closed on Thursday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. due to the weekly market.

"Marienwall"
30 minutes - € 0.50
Maximum parking time: 120 minutes, € 1.50

"Fischerglacis"
free of charge, no maximum parking time

"Grosser Domhof" closed until further notice due to construction work
30 minutes - € 0.50
Maximum parking time: 1 hour

"Alte Regierung"
30 minutes - € 0.50
Maximum parking time: 180 minutes - € 2.00

Kanzlers Weide
free of charge, maximum parking time: 3 days

"Schlagde"
30 minutes - € 0.50
Maximum parking time: 180 minutes - € 2.00

"Domstrasse"
30 minutes - € 0.50
Maximum parking time: 30 minutes

Parking garages:

Hagemeyer
1st-2nd Hour - € 1.50 each
3rd hour - 1.50 €
from the 4th hour - € 2.00
Maximum parking time: 1 day - € 9.00
Monday-Saturday: 7 am-7pm

"Rathaustiefgarage" closed until further notice due to construction work
1 hour - € 0.50
2 hours - € 1.00
every additional hour - 1.50 €
Maximum parking time: 1 day - € 10.00
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-midnight
Friday-Saturday: 07:00 a.m. - 01:00 a.m.

"Hellingstraße"
1 hour - € 1.00
Maximum parking time: 1 day - € 10.00
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 7 a.m.-midnight

Marienwall
1 hour - € 1.00
Maximum parking time: 1 day - € 10.00
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 7 a.m.-midnight

Wesertor
1 hour - € 1.00
Maximum parking time: 1 day - € 3.00
Daily: 0:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.


Minden Marketing GmbH
Domstraße 2
32423 Minden

Phone: 0571 8290659
Fax: 0571 8290663
info@mindenmarketing.de 

Tourist Information Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


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