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

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  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol (Airport) Intercity
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal Thalys / ...

$77 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Antwerp 822

$20 - $35

6 alternative options

Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal Thalys / ...

$62 - $105

Train, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station 401
  3. Take the bus from Breda, Station to Antwerpen, Noorderplaats 19

$44 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Antwerp 192 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 41 min

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

$98 - $298

Fly Groningen to Brussels  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Brussels (BRU) GRQ - BRU

$124 - $487

Fly Groningen to Antwerp  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Antwerp (ANR) GRQ - ANR

$147 - $658

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from Groningen to Antwerp via Schiphol (Airport) in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Groningen to Antwerp twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Groningen to Antwerp via Southend
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Groningen to Antwerp via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Breda, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bravo.info
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breda, Station to Antwerpen, Noorderplaats
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Groningen and Antwerp is 267 km. The road distance is 307 km.

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Antwerp is to bus which costs 17€ - 28€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Groningen to Antwerp is to drive which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Antwerpen Centraal via Schiphol (Airport). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Groningen and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Groningen to Antwerp, including transfers.