There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen Intercity

$30 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 9 min

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

$15 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

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

$29 - $45

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 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Arriva NL also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Groningen is 158 km. The road distance is 192 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to bus which costs 12€ - 40€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen is to drive which takes 1 h 53 min and costs 24€ - 40€.

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 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport/Plaza and arriving at Groningen via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

The train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.