There are 3 ways to get from Groningen to Ameland by train, bus or ferry

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, line 66 bus, ferry  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
  2. Take the line 66 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Veerdam 66 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Holwerd to Ameland

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen, Grote Markt to Lauwersoog, Haven 163
  2. Take the ferry from Lauwersoog to Ameland

$53 - $95

1 alternative option

Line 304 bus, line 66 bus, ferry  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost 304 / ...
  2. Take the line 66 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Veerdam 66 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Holwerd to Ameland

Questions & Answers

The distance between Groningen and Ameland is 58 km.

The best way to get from Groningen to Ameland without a car is to train and line 66 bus and ferry which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Groningen to Ameland, including transfers.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Ameland. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Ameland.
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  • Distance: 36.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

There is no direct connection from Groningen to Ameland. However, you can take the train to Leeuwarden, take the walk to Leeuwarden, Busstation, take the line 66 bus to Holwerd, Veerdam, take the walk to Holwerd, then take the ferry to Ameland. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Groningen to Ameland via Drachten, Transferium Oost, Leeuwarden, Busstation, Holwerd, Veerdam, and Holwerd in around 4 h 32 min.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Veerdam
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
Qbuzz
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Grote Markt to Lauwersoog, Haven
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl
Ferry operators
WPD
Phone
+31 900 9238
Website
wpd.nl
Ferry from Holwerd to Ameland
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
wpd.nl
VOF Eilandhopper
Phone
31 20 261 46 28
Email
info@eilandhopper.nl
Website
eilandhopper.nl
Ferry from Lauwersoog to Ameland
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
eilandhopper.nl
Book at
eilandhopper.nl

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