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There are 3 ways to get from Groningen to Meppel by train, bus or car

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Meppel Sprinter / ...

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Line 309 bus, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 309 bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Assen, Balkenweg 309
  2. Take the bus from Assen, Balkenweg to Meppel, Burg. Knopperslaan 20

$13 - $17

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Meppel 52.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Meppel is to line 309 bus and bus which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Meppel is to drive which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen station to Meppel. However, there are services departing from Groningen, Hoofdstation and arriving at Meppel, Burg. Knopperslaan via Assen, Balkenweg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Groningen and arriving at Meppel. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Meppel is 63 km. The road distance is 83.7 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Meppel without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs 10€ - 19€.

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The train from Groningen to Meppel takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Groningen to Meppel bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Groningen, Hoofdstation.

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

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The best way to get from Groningen to Meppel is to train which takes 54 min and costs 10€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can line 309 bus and bus, which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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  • Distance: 39.6 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Groningen to Meppel hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Meppel via Assen, Balkenweg in around 2 h 27 min.

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 Meppel
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Bus operators
Qbuzz
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Assen, Balkenweg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Assen, Balkenweg to Meppel, Burg. Knopperslaan
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl

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Groningen to Meppel bus services, operated by Qbuzz, arrive at Meppel, Burg. Knopperslaan station.

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Groningen to Meppel train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Meppel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Groningen to Meppel is 84 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Groningen to Meppel.

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