There are 9 ways to get from Århus to Groningen by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus via Bremen  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen 244 / ...

62€ - 187€

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Bus  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Kolding 172 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kolding to Bremen N98 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bremen to Groningen 244 / ...

38€ - 83€

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Train, bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Odense St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Odense to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg to Groningen

83€ - 125€

Drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Århus to Groningen 622.9 km

85€ - 130€

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Groningen  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to København H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Groningen (GRQ) CPH - GRQ

105€ - 345€

Train to Billund, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BLL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

111€ - 407€

Train to Aalborg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St.
  2. Fly from Aalborg (AAL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) AAL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

114€ - 340€

Fly Aarhus to Groningen  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Aarhus (AAR) to Groningen (GRQ) AAR - GRQ

209€ - 796€

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Hamburg, train, bus  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to København H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  5. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen

111€ - 414€

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The cheapest way to get from Århus to Groningen is to bus which costs 280 kr - 650 kr and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Århus to Groningen is to drive which costs 600 kr - 950 kr and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Århus to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Aarhus and arriving at Groningen via Kolding and Bremen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 22m.

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The distance between Århus and Groningen is 402 km. The road distance is 622.9 km.

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The best way to get from Århus to Groningen without a car is to train and bus via Bremen which takes 8h 39m and costs 460 kr - 1400 kr.

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It takes approximately 8h 39m to get from Århus to Groningen, including transfers.

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Århus to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aarhus station.

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The best way to get from Århus to Groningen is to bus which takes 11h 22m and costs 280 kr - 650 kr. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 1500 kr - 6000 kr and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Groningen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Århus to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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Map of how to get from Århus to Groningen.
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  • Distance: 401.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 39m

What companies run services between Århus, Denmark and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a bus from Århus to Groningen via Kolding and Bremen in around 11h 22m. Alternatively, Scandinavian Airlines and FlexFlight ApS fly from Århus to Groningen 3 times a day.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 900€
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 500€
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 410€
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Copenhagen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Aarhus to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 800€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Odense to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
25€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aarhus to Kolding
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kolding to Bremen
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
arriva.nl
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bremen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Århus to Groningen is 623 km. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from Århus to Groningen.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Groningen Airport.

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There are 327+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Århus to Aarhus Airport is to bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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