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There are 5 ways to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Arnhem Centraal  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf

$57 - $92

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf N61 / ...

$19 - $56

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Weener Stoptrein
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Düsseldorf Hbf Ic

$58 - $89

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Groningen to Düsseldorf 182.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  4h 18m

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

$102 - $311

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 16€ - 50€ and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Düsseldorf via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Dusseldorf Hbf via Zwolle and Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between Groningen and Düsseldorf is 223 km. The road distance is 292 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 4h 9m and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 50€ and takes 6h 15m.

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  • Distance: 139.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Düsseldorf, Germany?

You can take a train from Groningen to Düsseldorf via Zwolle and Arnhem Centraal in around 4h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Düsseldorf via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 6h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Weener
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Stationsweg to Amsterdam, Piarcoplein
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
arriva.nl
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf, Hbf., Worringer Str.
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Groningen to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Düsseldorf station.

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Groningen to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dusseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Düsseldorf is 292 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Groningen to Düsseldorf.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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