There are 5 ways to get from Groningen to Assen by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Assen Sprinter / ...

$6 - $12

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Rideshare  •  40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Groningen to Assen 18.3 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 309 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 309 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Assen, Noorderstaete 309

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Groningen to Assen 18.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Assen 18.6 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation station and arriving at Assen, Noorderstaete. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Groningen and arriving at Assen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Assen is 25 km. The road distance is 29.7 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Assen without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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The train from Groningen to Assen takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Groningen to Assen bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Groningen, Hoofdstation.

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Groningen to Assen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Groningen station.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Assen is to train which takes 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 309 bus, which costs and takes 27 min.

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Groningen to Assen bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Assen, Noorderstaete station.

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Groningen to Assen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Assen station.

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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Groningen to Assen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, Qbuzz operates a bus from Groningen to Assen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Assen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Assen, Noorderstaete
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Groningen to Assen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Groningen to Assen
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taxi Noord
Phone
+31 50 549 4940
Website
taxinoord.nl
Taxi Vrieswijk BV
Phone
+31 50 534 0000
Taxi Bob
Phone
+31 50 579 2077
Website
taxi-bob.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Assen is 30 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Groningen to Assen.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Groningen and Assen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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