There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Groningen by bus, train, rideshare or car
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Bus • 2 h 30 min
$10 - $18
3 alternative options
Train • 2 h 54 min
$30 - $53
Rideshare • 2 h 23 min
Drive • 1 h 52 min
$27 - $40
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Groningen is to rideshare which costs 11€ and takes 2 h 23 min.
The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Groningen is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 52 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Groningen. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.
The distance between Amsterdam and Groningen is 147 km. The road distance is 182.4 km.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Groningen without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 9€ - 16€.
The bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.
Amsterdam to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Groningen is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs 9€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 54 min.
Amsterdam to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.
Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Groningen is 182 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Amsterdam to Groningen.
What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Groningen, Netherlands?
FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Groningen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Groningen hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min.
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.
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen
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.
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 30 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $10 - $18
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Groningen
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 23 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Groningen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.