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  •  3 h 51 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 - $100

1 alternative option

Line 314 bus, line 320 bus, line 66 bus, ferry  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 314 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost 314 / ...
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Busstation 320
  3. Take the line 66 bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Holwerd, Veerdam 66 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Holwerd to Ameland

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Ameland is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Ameland is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Ameland is 58 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Groningen to Ameland, including transfers.

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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 17 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 3 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 - $90
Schedules at
eilandhopper.nl
Book at
eilandhopper.nl

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