There are 10 ways to get from Groningen to Århus by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train Danish Railways (DSB)  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Aarhus H Ic

$85 - $175

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Bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Aarhus N50 / ...

$37 - $130

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Train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H Ic

Bus, train  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
  3. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus

$98 - $138

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Århus 389.2 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Groningen to Copenhagen, train  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Copenhagen (CPH) GRQ - CPH
  2. Take the train from København H to Aarhus H

$120 - $399

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Aalborg, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Aalborg (AAL) AMS - AAL
  3. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Aarhus H

$136 - $379

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Billund, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Billund (BLL) AMS - BLL
  3. Take the train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H

$129 - $442

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Copenhagen (CPH) AMS - CPH
  3. Take the train from København H to Aarhus H

$124 - $340

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Billund  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Billund (BLL) DUS - BLL
  5. Take the train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H

$151 - $493

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Århus is to bus which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 11 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Århus is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Århus. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Aarhus via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Århus. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Aarhus H via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabrück Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Århus is 402 km. The road distance is 622.7 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Århus without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 49 min and costs 70€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 49 min to get from Groningen to Århus, including transfers.

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Groningen to Århus bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Groningen station.

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Groningen to Århus train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Groningen station.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Århus is to bus which takes 11 h 35 min and costs 30€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 37 min.

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  • Distance: 251.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 49 min

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Århus, Denmark?

You can take a bus from Groningen to Århus via Hamburg in around 11 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Århus via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabruck Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 11 h 37 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Groningen to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
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 Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Groningen Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Groningen to Århus bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aarhus station.

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Groningen to Århus train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Aarhus H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Århus is 623 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Groningen to Århus.

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LOT offers flights from Groningen Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Groningen to Århus bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 422+ hotels available in Århus. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Groningen Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 34 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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