There are 11 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen

$228 - $508

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075

$51 - $101

9 alternative options

Bus via Shudehill Interchange  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075

$63 - $131

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 50 min

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

$307 - $378

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Groningen

$159 - $242

Fly Manchester to Groningen  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Groningen (GRQ) MAN - GRQ

$110 - $475

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 55 min

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

$77 - $265

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam (AMS) LBA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

$106 - $359

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Amsterdam (AMS) LPL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

$84 - $300

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHX - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

$128 - $318

Fly Manchester to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAN - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

$100 - $265

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen is to bus which costs £35 - £80 and takes 20 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen is to fly and train which costs £55 - £200 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Groningen is 365 miles.

It takes approximately 10 h 17 min to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Groningen via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Groningen via Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 10 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Groningen via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink), Shudehill (Manchester Metrolink), Shudehill Interchange, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 20 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Groningen via Southend
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Groningen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Manchester to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Manchester to Groningen via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators

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