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There are 4 ways to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Groningen Intercity

€34 - €81

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Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 831 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station N1386 / ...

€16 - €29

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to Oss, Centraal Station 305 / ...
  2. Take the train from Oss to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

€40 - €82

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen 255.4 km

€30 - €50

Eindhoven Airport (EIN) → Groningen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Groningen is 1351.

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The cheapest way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen is to bus which costs €16 - €29 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven, Airport and arriving at Groningen central station via Eindhoven Station and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Eindhoven Airport (EIN) and Groningen is 211 km. The road distance is 255.4 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs €30 - €85.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen, including transfers.

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Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Eindhoven Station.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen is to train which takes 3h 59m and costs €30 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €29 and takes 6h 35m.

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Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen is 255 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen.

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  • Distance: 211.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between Eindhoven Airport (EIN), Netherlands and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen via Eindhoven, Station, Eindhoven Centraal, and Utrecht Centraal in around 3h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Groningen via Eindhoven, Station, Eindhoven Station, and Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 6h 35m.

Train operators
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €28
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Oss to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €19
1st Class
€23 - €35
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Eindhoven, Centraal Station to Oss, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9
Website
Bravo
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 Eindhoven Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Eindhoven, JF Kennedylaan/Limbopad to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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