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There are 3 ways to get from Emden to Groningen by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Emden Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic
  2. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen Snelbus i.p.v. trein / ...

$18 - $33

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Emden Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen Bus

$29 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Emden to Groningen 60.2 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Emden to Groningen is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Emden to Groningen is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Emden to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Emden Hbf and arriving at Groningen via Leer(Ostfriesl). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Emden and Groningen is 46 km. The road distance is 96.3 km.

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The best way to get from Emden to Groningen without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 15€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Emden to Groningen, including transfers.

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Emden to Groningen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Emden Hbf station.

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Emden to Groningen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Groningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Emden to Groningen is 96 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Emden to Groningen.

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  • Distance: 28.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

What companies run services between Emden, Germany and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Emden to Groningen via Leer(Ostfriesl) in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Emden Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
arriva.nl
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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