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There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen Intercity

$30 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

$10 - $18

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Groningen N818

$11 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen 119.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Groningen. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Groningen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Groningen is 158 km. The road distance is 191.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 27€ - 50€.

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The train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs 27€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 48 min.

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  • Distance: 98.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Groningen, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
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
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen is 192 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen.

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