There are 6 ways to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf 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  •  4 h 37 min

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

$52 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 10 min

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

$24 - $61

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem
  3. Take the bus from Arnhem to Düsseldorf Hbf

$64 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Düsseldorf 182.5 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  4 h 26 min

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

$102 - $305

Fly from Groningen  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GRQ - DUS

$103 - $464

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

You can take a train from Groningen to Düsseldorf via Zwolle, Arnhem, and Arnhem Centraal in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Düsseldorf via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Groningen to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Groningen to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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
Abellio Rail NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Arnhem to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$27 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.nl

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 20€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf is to drive which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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 4 h 37 min.

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 6 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Groningen to Düsseldorf, including transfers.