• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 11 ways to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 26m

  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

$97 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 38m

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

$31 - $52

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte 300
  2. Take the bus from Emmen to Dortmund 217
  3. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$83 - $124

Drive, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Drive from Groningen to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$101 - $150

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main 317.2 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 38m

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

$97 - $309

Bus, train to Bremen, fly  •  6h 9m

  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

$126 - $334

Train, train to Muenster, fly  •  6h 27m

  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  •  6h 52m

  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

$139 - $356

Bus, train to Hannover, fly  •  7h 29m

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

$136 - $394

Bus, train, train to Hamburg, fly  •  7h 34m

  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

$105 - $355

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 9h 38m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 4h 29m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Groningen station to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Groningen, Haren. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 38m.

More details

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 6h 26m.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 80€ - 130€.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 6h 26m and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 9h 38m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 234.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

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 6h 26m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Groningen to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 8h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Muenster to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Hannover to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $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
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $24
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Phone
033 -4601580
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Qbuzz
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Emmen to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen, Haren to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Groningen Main Train Station to Leer Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
EST Gdansk

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

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

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Book your Groningen to Frankfurt am Main train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

Search and book

There are 678+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

More details