Directions from Groningen to Alkmaar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Almere Centrum Intercity
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar Intercity

$31 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 350

$25 - $36

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
  2. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade 350

$26 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Alkmaar 108.9 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Alkmaar, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Groningen to Alkmaar via Almere Centrum and Amsterdam Centraal in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Groningen to Alkmaar hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Almere Centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Groningen and Alkmaar is 138 km. The road distance is 174 km.

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Alkmaar is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 3 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Groningen to Alkmaar is to drive which takes 1 h 49 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Alkmaar via Almere Centrum and Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation and arriving at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade via Drachten, Transferium Oost and Leeuwarden, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Groningen to Alkmaar, including transfers.