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There are 8 ways to get from Groningen to Leipzig by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer Snelbus i.p.v. trein / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Leipzig Hbf Ic

$99 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Bremen N75 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bremen to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 267

$31 - $57

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Train  •  8 h 59 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 Leipzig Hbf Ic

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Leipzig 337.4 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Groningen to Leipzig  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Leipzig (LEJ) GRQ - LEJ

$145 - $522

Bus, train to Muenster, fly to Leipzig  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Rheine
  3. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Leipzig (LEJ) FMO - LEJ

$196 - $676

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Leipzig  •  8 h 8 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 Leipzig (LEJ) DUS - LEJ

$120 - $358

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dresden, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dresden (DRS) AMS - DRS
  3. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

$171 - $561

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Leipzig is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Leipzig is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Leipzig station. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Leipzig, Leipzig central station via Bremen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Zwolle, Hengelo and Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Leipzig is 447 km. The road distance is 539.8 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Leipzig without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Groningen to Leipzig, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Leipzig is to train which takes 8 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 460€ and takes 9 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 279.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Groningen to Leipzig via Zwolle, Hengelo, and Hannover Hbf in around 8 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Leipzig via Bremen in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Groningen to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Groningen to Leipzig via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Muenster to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Muenster to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Muenster to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Muenster to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dresden
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Rheine
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.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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Train from Hengelo to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
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
Bus operators
Arriva NL
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 Bremen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Groningen Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Leipzig is 540 km. It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to drive from Groningen to Leipzig.

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Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Groningen Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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Book your Groningen to Leipzig bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Groningen Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 35 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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