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There are 7 ways to get from Groningen to Göttingen by bus, train, car train, car or plane

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Bus, train via Leer(Ostfriesl)  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 075 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...

$75 - $124

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Bus FlixBus, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hanover 175
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...

$44 - $69

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Bus, car train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Bremen 075 / ...
  2. Take the car train from Bremen to Göttingen Uex1846

$109 - $147

Train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Hannover Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...

Drive, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Bremen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...

$83 - $124

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Göttingen 259.5 miles

$60 - $95

Train, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen

$128 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Göttingen is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Göttingen is to drive and train which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Göttingen. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Göttingen via Zwolle, Hengelo and Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Göttingen is 295 km. The road distance is 415.2 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Göttingen without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Groningen to Göttingen, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Groningen to Göttingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Göttingen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Göttingen is 415 km. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Groningen to Göttingen.

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  • Distance: 184.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Groningen to Göttingen via Zwolle, Hengelo, and Hannover Hbf in around 6 h 23 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
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 Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Bremen to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
ns.nl
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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
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.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 Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Hanover
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Bremen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hannover Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Göttingen. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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