There are 8 ways to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt

$98 - $159

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 217

$30 - $50

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Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main 317.2 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  5 h 39 min

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

$98 - $311

Bus, train to Bremen, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA

$127 - $336

Train, train to Muenster, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine
  4. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FMO - FRA

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$140 - $352

Bus, train, train to Hamburg, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  4. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Frankfurt (FRA) HAM - FRA

$124 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Groningen and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Frankfurt via Zwolle and Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Frankfurt am Main is 375 km. The road distance is 507.6 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs 80€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Groningen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Groningen station.

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs 80€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 234.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main via Zwolle and Arnhem Centraal in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $40
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
hvv.de
Second Class
$22 - $40
Bus operators
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 Groningen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
arriva.nl

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Groningen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Groningen to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Frankfurt am Main is 508 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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