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Duration 4h 33m
Distance 299.3 km
Average price 136€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hanover and Groningen takes 4h 33m and the fastest train takes 4h 32m. The train service runs several times per day from Hanover 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. Hannover Hbf
  2. Hengelo
  3. Zwolle
  4. Groningen
4h 50m
107€ - 169€

Hanover to Groningen train times

Trains run every four hours between Hanover and Groningen. The earliest departure is at 06:40 in the morning, and the last departure from Hanover is at 18:40 which arrives into Groningen at 23:13. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Hanover to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Groningen via Hengelo and Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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The distance between Hanover and Groningen is 233 km. The road distance is 299.3 km.

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Hanover to Groningen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Hannover Hbf station.

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

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There are 77+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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