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There are 8 ways to get from Groningen to Aalborg by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg 075
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg St. Ic
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Aalborg St. Ic / ...

$84 - $132

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg 075
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Aalborg 150 / ...

$44 - $102

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Bus, train via Bremen Hbf  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 075 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Aarhus H Ic
  5. Take the train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St. Ic / ...

$129 - $203

Bus, train #2  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen Main Train Station to Tostedt Kaufhaus Bade
  2. Take the train from Tostedt to Hamburg Hbf Re4
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aalborg

$88 - $132

Train  •  13h 58m

  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
  6. Take the train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St. Ic / ...

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Groningen to Aalborg 458.5 miles

$110 - $170

Train, fly to Aalborg  •  6h 3m

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

$115 - $347

Train, fly to Billund  •  9h 6m

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

$144 - $465

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Aalborg is to bus which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Aalborg is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Aalborg. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Aalborg via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Aalborg. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Aalborg St. via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and Aarhus H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 58m.

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The distance between Groningen and Aalborg is 476 km. The road distance is 733.5 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Aalborg without a car is to bus and train which takes 11h 13m and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 11h 13m to get from Groningen to Aalborg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Aalborg is to bus which takes 13h 10m and costs 35€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Aalborg.
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  • Distance: 297.5 miles
  • Duration: 11h 13m

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

You can take a bus from Groningen to Aalborg via Hamburg in around 13h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Groningen to Aalborg via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabrück Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and Aarhus H in around 13h 58m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Skanderborg St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
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
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Tostedt to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Groningen Main Train Station to Leer Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
EST Gdansk
Bus from Groningen Main Train Station to Tostedt Kaufhaus Bade
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
EST Gdansk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Aalborg Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Aalborg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Groningen to Aalborg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Aalborg St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Aalborg is 734 km. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Groningen to Aalborg.

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Scandinavian Airlines and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Aalborg Airport.

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