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Duration 4h 58m
Distance 351 km
Average price 95€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brussels and Groningen takes 4h 58m and the fastest train takes 4h 20m. The train service runs several times per day from Brussels to Groningen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Schiphol Airport
  3. Groningen
4h 24m
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86€ - 173€

Brussels to Groningen train times

Trains run twice daily between Brussels and Groningen. The service departs Brussels at 18:52 in the evening, which arrives into Groningen at 08:12. All services require a transfer at SCHIPHOL AIRPORT and take an average of 4h 58m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Groningen via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Brussels and Groningen is 304 km. The road distance is 351 km.

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Brussels to Groningen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Brussels to Groningen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Groningen station.

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