There are 6 ways to get from Aalborg to Groningen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Aarhus H Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic
  5. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen Bus

$115 - $213

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Bus  •  13 h 45 min

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

$45 - $126

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 48 min

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

$98 - $137

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Aalborg to Groningen 458.2 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Groningen  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Aalborg (AAL) to Groningen (GRQ) AAL - GRQ

$146 - $558

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 30 min

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

$113 - $348

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No, there is no direct bus from Aalborg to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Aalborg and arriving at Groningen via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aalborg to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Aalborg St. and arriving at Groningen via Aarhus H, Hamburg Hbf, Bremen Hbf and Leer(Ostfriesl). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 48 min.

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The distance between Aalborg and Groningen is 476 km. The road distance is 733.2 km.

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The best way to get from Aalborg to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 12 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to get from Aalborg to Groningen, including transfers.

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

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Aalborg to Groningen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Aalborg St. station.

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The best way to get from Aalborg to Groningen is to train which takes 12 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Aalborg Airport to Groningen Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 297.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Aalborg to Groningen via Aarhus H, Hamburg Hbf, Bremen Hbf, and Leer(Ostfriesl) in around 12 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aalborg to Groningen via Hamburg in around 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aalborg to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Aalborg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Aalborg to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Aalborg St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
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eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aalborg to Kiel ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Bus from Aalborg to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
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 Aalborg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
arriva.nl

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Aalborg to Groningen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Groningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aalborg to Groningen is 733 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Aalborg to Groningen.

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Norwegian Air International, Scandinavian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Aalborg Airport to Groningen Airport.

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Book your Aalborg to Groningen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 274+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aalborg to Aalborg Airport is to line 12 bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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