There are 4 ways to get from Groningen to Alkmaar by train, bus or car
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Train • 3h 13m
$37 - $65
Train, bus • 3h 16m
$17 - $21
2 alternative options
Line 304 bus, bus • 3h 46m
$28 - $36
Drive • 1h 49m
$26 - $40
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Alkmaar is to train and bus which costs 14€ - 19€ and takes 3h 16m.
The quickest way to get from Groningen to Alkmaar is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 49m.
No, there is no direct bus from Groningen station 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 3h 46m.
No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Alkmaar via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.
The distance between Groningen and Alkmaar is 138 km. The road distance is 174.3 km.
The best way to get from Groningen to Alkmaar without a car is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs 30€ - 60€.
It takes approximately 3h 13m to get from Groningen to Alkmaar, including transfers.
Groningen to Alkmaar bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Groningen, Hoofdstation.
Groningen to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Groningen station.
The best way to get from Groningen to Alkmaar is to train which takes 3h 13m and costs 30€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can line 304 bus and bus, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 3h 46m.
What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Alkmaar, Netherlands?
You can take a train from Groningen to Alkmaar via Utrecht Centraal in around 3h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Alkmaar via Drachten, Transferium Oost and Leeuwarden, Busstation in around 3h 46m.
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.
Train from Groningen to Utrecht Centraal
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Alkmaar
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Alkmaar, Kanaalkade
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 44m
- Estimated price
- $17 - $21
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost
- Ave. Duration
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $6 - $8
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More Questions & Answers
Groningen to Alkmaar bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Alkmaar, Kanaalkade station.
Groningen to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.
Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Alkmaar is 174 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Groningen to Alkmaar.
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