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There are 6 ways to get from Finkenwerder to Groningen by bus, train, car, ferry or plane

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Line 146 bus, train, bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the line 146 bus from Nordmeerstraße to Bf. Harburg 146
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Harburg to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Leer to Groningen 075

€31 - €139

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Bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Groningen central station N1386 / ...

€14 - €23

4 alternative options

Bus via Tostedt, Am Sande  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Tostedt Kaufhaus Bade to Groningen Main Train Station Lesko - Amsterdam 1 / ...

€15 - €23

Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Weener to Groningen

€41 - €194

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Finkenwerder to Groningen 288.1 km

€35 - €55

Line 62 ferry, fly, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the line 62 ferry from Finkenwerder to Landungsbrücken Brücke 1
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

€66 - €282

Finkenwerder to Groningen by bus and train

The journey time between Finkenwerder and Groningen is around 5h 11m and covers a distance of around 297 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 10m. Operated by HVV, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Finkenwerder to Groningen service departs from Nordmeerstraße and arrives in Groningen. Typically 51 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 11m
Fastest journey time:
4h 10m
Services per week:
51
Cheapest price:
€60
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:57
Last service departs at:
22:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Finkenwerder to Groningen bus and train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Groningen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Groningen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Groningen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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The cost-effective way to get from Finkenwerder to Groningen is to bus, which costs €14 - €24 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Finkenwerder to Groningen is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Finkenwerder to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Airbus and arriving at Groningen Main Train Station via Tostedt Kaufhaus Bade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Finkenwerder and Groningen is 221 km. The road distance is 288.1 km.

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The best way to get from Finkenwerder to Groningen without a car is to line 146 bus and train and bus which takes 5h 26m and costs €30 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Finkenwerder to Groningen, including transfers.

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Finkenwerder to Groningen bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, depart from Tostedt Kaufhaus Bade station.

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The best way to get from Finkenwerder to Groningen is to bus via Tostedt, Am Sande which takes 5h 46m and costs €15 - €23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €200 and takes 5h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Finkenwerder to Groningen bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, arrive at Groningen Main Train Station.

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Map of how to get from Finkenwerder to Groningen.
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  • Distance: 221.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

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

Mądeltrans Eurolines operates a bus from Tostedt Kaufhaus Bade to Groningen Main Train Station 6 times a week. Tickets cost €12 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Finkenwerder to Groningen via S Klein Flottbek, Klein Flottbek, Hamburg Hbf, Bremen Hbf, Leer(Ostfriesl), Leer, Weener, and Weener in around 5h 58m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Harburg to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Harburg to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg-Harburg to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Harburg to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg-Harburg station to Bremen central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg central station to Bremen central station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Weener to Groningen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €13
Website
arriva.nl
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
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€25 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Bus operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Nordmeerstraße to Bf. Harburg
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
HVV
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
arriva.nl
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 ZOB to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Hamburg to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Tostedt Kaufhaus Bade to Groningen Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Groningen Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Ferry operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Ferry from Finkenwerder to Landungsbrücken Brücke 1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
HVV

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