There are 10 ways to get from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 43m

  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 Mannheim Hbf

95€ - 159€

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Bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 217
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB E01 / ...

33€ - 52€

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Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)  •  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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

66€ - 184€

Train via Dortmund  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Enschede
  3. Take the train from Enschede to Dortmund Hbf Re
  4. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein 565.9 km

75€ - 120€

Bus, train to Bremen, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 55m

  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
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

114€ - 377€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

87€ - 329€

Bus, train to Bremen, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Stuttgart (STR) BRE - STR
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

97€ - 328€

Bus, train, train to Hamburg, fly to Mannheim  •  6h 52m

  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 Mannheim (MHG) HAM - MHG

192€ - 497€

Fly Groningen to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Frankfurt (FRA) GRQ - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

79€ - 348€

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Zwolle and Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Groningen and Ludwigshafen am Rhein is 436 km. The road distance is 565.9 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 95€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein, including transfers.

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Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Groningen station.

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 95€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10h 50m.

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  • Distance: 435.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany?

You can take a train from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein via Zwolle and Arnhem Centraal in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 10h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Flights from Groningen to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Groningen to Frankfurt via Muenster
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Flights from Groningen to Frankfurt via Muenster, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Groningen to Frankfurt via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 900€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Groningen to Frankfurt via Copenhagen, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Groningen to Frankfurt via Copenhagen, Krakow
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Groningen to Frankfurt via Copenhagen, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 500€
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 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 70€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
1st Class
45€ - 70€
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Enschede to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
25€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
Railjet
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Enschede to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Karat-S
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Frankfurt to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
arriva.nl

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB station.

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Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is 566 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Bremen Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Groningen to Ludwigshafen am Rhein bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 733+ hotels available in Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Groningen Airport is to line 9 bus which takes 37 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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