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

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Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport Intercity
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$86 - $133

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810

$22 - $38

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Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$53 - $94

Bus via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg 100
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300

$47 - $59

Bus FlixBus #2  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 822 / ...

$22 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Brussels 219.9 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  4 h 15 min

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

$80 - $294

Fly from Groningen  •  7 h 32 min

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

$107 - $485

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Groningen and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Brussels is 304 km. The road distance is 351.8 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Groningen to Brussels, including transfers.

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Groningen to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Groningen station.

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Brussels is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 59 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Groningen to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 190 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Groningen to Brussels via Schiphol Airport in around 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Brussels via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht, and Amsterdam Duivendrecht in around 5 h 59 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich, Hannover
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
arriva.nl
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Groningen to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Brussels is 352 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Groningen to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Groningen Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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