There are 7 ways to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Münster Re7
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic
  3. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen 244 / ...

65€ - 99€

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Bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Groningen 217

16€ - 20€

5 alternative options

Train via Rheine  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Rheine Re7
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Hengelo Ic
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

Train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Enschede Rb
  2. Take the train from Enschede to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen 253.2 km

35€ - 55€

Train to Muenster, fly to Groningen  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Münster
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Groningen (GRQ) FMO - GRQ

151€ - 577€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

105€ - 304€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is to bus which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Airport/Terminal and arriving at Groningen via Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) and Groningen is 202 km. The road distance is 253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 5m and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen, including transfers.

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is to train via Rheine which takes 5h 22m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Muenster Airport to Groningen Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen.
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  • Distance: 202.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen via Holzwickede, Holzwickede Bf, Holzwickede, Rheine, Hengelo, and Zwolle in around 5h 22m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen twice daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Muenster to Groningen
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede to Münster
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Holzwickede to Rheine
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
eurobahn.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 Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
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€
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Train from Enschede to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Groningen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
arriva.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Muenster Airport to Groningen Airport.

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