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

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen Intercity

25€ - 55€

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Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Groningen 075

12€ - 15€

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the night train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen Intercity

25€ - 55€

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Groningen 191.7 km

26€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to bus which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Groningen. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 3h 15m.

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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 2h 8m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol 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 Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs 25€ - 55€.

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The train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen takes 2h 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Amsterdam Schiphol 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 Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs 25€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 15€ and takes 3h 15m.

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  • Distance: 158 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen hourly. Tickets cost 25€ - 55€ and the journey takes 2h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Groningen 3 times a week. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 15m.

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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Amsterdam Schiphol 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 Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Groningen is 192 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Groningen.

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