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There are 4 ways to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede Bf to Münster Re7
  2. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen Bus

$66 - $98

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Bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Groningen 217

$16 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen 158.3 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  6 h 14 min

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

$107 - $321

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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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 6 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Holzwickede Bf and arriving at Groningen via Münster(Westf)Hbf and Leer(Ostfriesl). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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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 which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min 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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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen train services, operated by National Express Rail, depart from Holzwickede Bf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen.
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  • Distance: 126.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen via Münster, Münster(Westf)Hbf, and Leer(Ostfriesl) in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede Bf to Münster
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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 Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Groningen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Groningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen is 253 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Groningen.

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 279+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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