There are 5 ways to get from Groningen to Leeuwarden by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden Stoptrein / ...

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Groningen to Leeuwarden 40.3 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 314 bus, line 320 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 314 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost 314 / ...
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Klanderij 114 / ...

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Groningen to Leeuwarden 39.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Leeuwarden 39.7 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Leeuwarden is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Leeuwarden is to taxi which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Leeuwarden is 51 km. The road distance is 63.6 km.

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The train from Groningen to Leeuwarden takes 49 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen station to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation and arriving at Leeuwarden, Klanderij via Drachten, Transferium Oost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Groningen and arriving at Leeuwarden. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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

Arriva NL operates a train from Groningen to Leeuwarden every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Leeuwarden via Drachten, Transferium Oost in around 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Leeuwarden, Klanderij
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxi Noord
Phone
+31 50 549 4940
Website
taxinoord.nl
Taxi Vrieswijk BV
Phone
+31 50 534 0000
Taxi Bob
Phone
+31 50 579 2077
Website
taxi-bob.nl

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