There are 14 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.

Recommended option

Train via Bruxelles Midi  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  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

$273 - $538

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  19 h 40 min

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

$53 - $77

12 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lelystad Centrum
  4. Take the train from Lelystad Centrum to Groningen

$236 - $556

Train via Sheffield  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport) Tha
  5. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$209 - $513

Bus  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1920
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Groningen 822

$71 - $123

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

$317 - $388

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 54 min

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

$161 - $247

Fly Manchester to Groningen  •  7 h 38 min

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

$111 - $477

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 42 min

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

$77 - $271

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

$107 - $365

Bus to Liverpool, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 12 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

$85 - $306

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h 6 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

$133 - $328

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Amsterdam (AMS) DSA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Groningen

$112 - $377

Fly Manchester to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 25 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 to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

$111 - $285

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, Portland St/Chinatown (Dawsons), Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, and Schiphol (Airport) in around 11 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Groningen via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 19 h 40 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 Birmingham to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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 16 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, 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
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Manchester to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Manchester to Groningen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $95
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
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Lelystad Centrum
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Lelystad Centrum to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
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
$19 - $27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.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
$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
Bus from Manchester to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Groningen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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
$12 - $13
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Greater Manchester to Groningen?

The distance between Greater Manchester and Groningen is 585 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen?

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 19 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen?

The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen is to fly and train which takes 6 h 42 min and costs £50 - £200.

Is there a direct bus between Greater Manchester and Groningen?

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd and arriving at Groningen via Manchester, London and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen?

It takes approximately 11 h to get from Greater Manchester to Groningen, including transfers.