Directions from Groningen to Dortmund

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. 100 / ...
  2. Ic
  3. Ic / ...

$49 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. 217

$18 - $29

5 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Ic
  2. Ic / ...

$60 - $93

Train via Zwolle  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Rb

$41 - $68

Bus via Emmen  •  6 h 17 min

  1. 300
  2. 217

$23 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. 182.4 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. AMS - DUS

$125 - $339

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

You can take a train from Groningen to Dortmund via Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB/Bahnhof, Leer(Ostfriesl), and Münster(Westf)Hbf in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Dortmund via Emmen, Station uitstaphalte and Emmen in around 6 h 17 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen CS Hoofdstation to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB/Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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 Enschede
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Enschede to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf to Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
arriva.nl
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Emmen to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen, Haren to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Qbuzz
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Groningen and Dortmund is 199 km. The road distance is 292 km.

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Dortmund is to bus which costs 15€ - 26€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Groningen CS Hoofdstation and arriving at Dortmund Hbf via Leer(Ostfriesl) and Münster(Westf)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Dortmund. However, there are services departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation and arriving at Dortmund via Emmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Groningen to Dortmund, including transfers.