There are 10 ways to get from Heidelberg University to Groningen by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

$128 - $198

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Bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Nijmegen N94
  2. Take the bus from Nijmegen to Groningen 822

$35 - $61

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Train via Dusseldorf Hbf  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

$120 - $191

Bus, train  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Arnhem
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen Sprinter / ...

$46 - $68

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg University to Groningen 345.3 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$121 - $350

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Bremen, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE) FRA - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  4. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen

$170 - $402

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  3. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  5. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

$164 - $396

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Bremen, train  •  9 h 33 min

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

$118 - $331

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Muenster, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Muenster (FMO) FRA - FMO
  3. Take the train from Rheine to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  4. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen

$186 - $413

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg University to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Peterskirche and arriving at Groningen via Heidelberg and Nijmegen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 31 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg University and Groningen is 449 km. The road distance is 552.5 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg University to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Heidelberg University to Groningen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg University to Groningen is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Heidelberg University to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg University to Groningen is 552 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Heidelberg University to Groningen.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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  • Distance: 280.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

What companies run services between Heidelberg University, Germany and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Heidelberg University to Groningen via Peterskirche, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost, Heidelberg Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Duisburg Hbf, Arnhem Centraal, and Zwolle in around 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg University to Groningen via Peterskirche, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost, Heidelberg, and Nijmegen in around 10 h 31 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
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 Mannheim Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.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 Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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 Heidelberg to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nijmegen to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus

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