There are 8 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  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Dammtor 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 train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen Bus

$108 - $161

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Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Hamburg 150
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Groningen 075 / ...

$38 - $125

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Kiel ZOB
  2. Take the train from Bordesholm to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg to Groningen

$96 - $134

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Århus to Groningen 389.3 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Aarhus to Groningen  •  6 h 29 min

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

$172 - $667

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Groningen  •  7 h 47 min

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

$122 - $395

Train to Billund, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$128 - $441

Train to Aalborg, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 30 min

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

$134 - $378

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Århus to Groningen is to bus which costs 240 kr - 850 kr and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Århus to Groningen is to drive which costs 600 kr - 900 kr and takes 5 h 59 min.

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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 Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Århus to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Aarhus H and arriving at Groningen via Hamburg Hbf, Bremen Hbf and Leer(Ostfriesl). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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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 which takes 9 h 55 min and costs 700 kr - 1100 kr.

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min 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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Århus to Groningen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Aarhus H station.

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The best way to get from Århus to Groningen is to train which takes 9 h 55 min and costs 700 kr - 1100 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 240 kr - 850 kr and takes 11 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 1100 kr - 4400 kr and takes 6 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Aarhus Airport to Groningen Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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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: 251.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Århus to Groningen via Hamburg Hbf, Bremen Hbf, and Leer(Ostfriesl) in around 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Århus to Groningen via Hamburg in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aarhus to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Aarhus to Groningen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $27
Standard
$21 - $40
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $24
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
hvv.de
Second Class
$21 - $27
Standard
$21 - $40
Train from Bordesholm to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
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
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aarhus to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aarhus to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aarhus to Kiel ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arriva.nl

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