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

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle Sprinter / ...
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Enschede Sprinter / ...

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Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen, Haren to Enschede 217

$10 - $16

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Bus via Emmen  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte 300
  2. Take the bus from Emmen to Enschede 217

$15 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Enschede 93.2 miles

$22 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen station to Enschede. However, there are services departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation and arriving at Enschede via Emmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Enschede. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Enschede via Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Enschede is 113 km. The road distance is 149.2 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Enschede without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Groningen to Enschede, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Enschede is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 2 min.

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

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Groningen to Enschede train services, operated by Blauwnet, arrive at Enschede station.

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Enschede.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Enschede, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Groningen to Enschede via Zwolle in around 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Enschede via Emmen, Station uitstaphalte and Emmen in around 4 h 2 min.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl
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 Emmen to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen, Haren to Enschede
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Enschede is 149 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Groningen to Enschede.

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