There are 10 ways to get from Edinburgh to Groningen by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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

Fly Edinburgh to Groningen  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Groningen (GRQ) EDI - GRQ

$104 - $473

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station M20
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

$67 - $141

8 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$80 - $247

Train to Glasgow, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GLA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$106 - $299

Train to Newcastle, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Amsterdam (AMS) NCL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$111 - $394

Train  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport) Tha
  4. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$224 - $450

Train, bus  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  4. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Groningen N44

$255 - $626

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Take the car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
  3. Drive from IJmuiden to Groningen

$85 - $298

Train, car ferry  •  23 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to York
  2. Take the train from York to Hull
  3. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
  4. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen

$229 - $522

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13 h 6 min

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

$353 - $440

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Groningen, Netherlands?

Flybe, Scandinavian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Groningen every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Groningen via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, and Schiphol (Airport) in around 12 h 8 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Newcastle to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Groningen via Manchester, Southend
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Edinburgh to Groningen via Dublin, Southend
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Groningen via Amsterdam, Southend
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Groningen via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Groningen via Amsterdam, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $180
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $180
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $140
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Edinburgh to York
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $110
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
Premier
$240 - $370
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
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
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
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 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newcastle upon Tyne to IJmuiden
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$28 - $35
Reclining Seat
$43
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$66
2-bed inside cabin
$120 - $180
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Bed Saver
$211
Passenger & Bed Flexi
$281
Standard Car
$140

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Groningen?

The distance between Edinburgh and Groningen is 698 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Groningen?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Groningen is to bus which costs £45 - £100 and takes 23 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Groningen?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Groningen is to fly and train which takes 6 h 44 min and costs £55 - £180.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Groningen?

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Groningen via London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles Midi and Schiphol (Airport). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Groningen?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Groningen via London and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Groningen?

It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Edinburgh to Groningen, including transfers.