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There are 4 ways to get from Groningen to Den Helder by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden Stoptrein / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Den Oever, Busstation 350

$14 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Den Helder Intercity

$42 - $73

Line 304 bus, line 320 bus, bus, line 135 bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the line 304 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost 304 / ...
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Busstation 320 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Den Oever, Busstation 350
  4. Take the line 135 bus from Den Oever, Busstation to Den Helder, Station 135

$24 - $34

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Groningen to Den Helder 97.3 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Den Helder is to train and bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 3h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Den Helder is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen station to Den Helder station. However, there are services departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation and arriving at Den Helder, Station via Drachten, Transferium Oost, Leeuwarden, Busstation and Den Oever, Busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Den Helder. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Den Helder via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Groningen and Den Helder is 124 km. The road distance is 155.7 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Den Helder without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 36m and costs 11€ - 17€.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Groningen to Den Helder, including transfers.

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Groningen to Den Helder bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Groningen, Hoofdstation.

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Den Helder is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can line 304 bus and line 320 bus and bus and line 135 bus, which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 4h 11m.

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  • Distance: 77.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Den Helder, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Groningen to Den Helder via Utrecht Centraal in around 4h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Den Helder via Drachten, Transferium Oost, Leeuwarden, Busstation, and Den Oever, Busstation in around 4h 11m.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Utrecht Centraal to Den Helder
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Busstation to Den Oever, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
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Groningen to Den Helder bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Den Helder, Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Den Helder is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Groningen to Den Helder.

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