There are 11 ways to get from Bristol to Groningen by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen

$156 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

$42 - $90

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 202 / ...
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation 100

$143 - $382

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Groningen

$287 - $350

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Groningen

$141 - $216

Fly Bristol to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 11 min

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

$92 - $267

Train to Cardiff, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Amsterdam (AMS) CWL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$122 - $413

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen

$168 - $461

Train, train to Southend, fly to Groningen  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Groningen (GRQ) SEN - GRQ

$128 - $399

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$130 - $342

Train to Southampton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$119 - $329

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Groningen is to bus which costs £30 - £70 and takes 16 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Groningen is to fly and train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs £70 - £210.

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The distance between Bristol and Groningen is 652 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Bristol to Groningen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Groningen via London and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Bristol, England and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Bristol to Groningen via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras Int., and Rotterdam Centraal in around 8 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Groningen via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 16 h 40 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$26 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ferry operators

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