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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer Snelbus i.p.v. trein / ...

$18 - $35

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen CS Hoofdstation to Leer(Ostfriesl) ZOB/Bahnhof

$29 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Emden 60.8 miles

$14 - $22

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

Arriva NL operates a bus from Groningen to Emden every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 55 min. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Groningen to Emden once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $23 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
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 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Groningen and Emden is 46 km. The road distance is 97 km.

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Emden is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Groningen to Emden is to drive which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 12€ - 19€.

No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Emden. However, there are services departing from Groningen CS Hoofdstation and arriving at Emden Hbf via Leer(Ostfriesl). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Groningen to Emden, including transfers.