There are 10 ways to get from Hull to Groningen by train, car ferry, car, bus, car train 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  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Hull to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen

165€ - 493€

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Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Hull to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

39€ - 63€

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Car ferry, drive  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
  2. Drive from Rotterdam to Groningen

154€ - 295€

Car ferry, train  •  16h 47m

  1. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen Intercity

152€ - 304€

Car ferry, bus  •  18h 30m

  1. Take the car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Groningen N819 / ...

143€ - 268€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 37m

  1. Drive from Hull to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Groningen

276€ - 338€

Fly Humberside to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Humberside (HUY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HUY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

95€ - 522€

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Hull to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LBA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

86€ - 332€

Train to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

99€ - 290€

Train, train to Southend, fly to Groningen  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Hull to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Groningen (GRQ) SEN - GRQ

84€ - 358€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hull to Groningen is to bus which costs £30 - £55 and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Hull to Groningen is to fly and train which costs £75 - £440 and takes 6h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hull to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Hull and arriving at Groningen via London - Victoria Coach Station and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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No, there is no direct train from Hull to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Hull and arriving at Groningen via London St Pancras Eurostar and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 15m.

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The distance between Hull and Groningen is 460 km.

The best way to get from Hull to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 10h 15m and costs £130 - £420.

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It takes approximately 10h 15m to get from Hull to Groningen, including transfers.

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Hull to Groningen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hull station.

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Hull to Groningen train services, operated by Hull Trains, depart from Hull station.

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The best way to get from Hull to Groningen is to train which takes 10h 15m and costs £130 - £420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 21h.

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Map of how to get from Hull to Groningen.
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  • Distance: 460.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 15m

What companies run services between Hull, England and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Hull to Groningen via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 10h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hull to Groningen via London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 21h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Humberside to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 320€
Flights from Southend to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 450€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 310€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 430€
Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
50€ - 75€
Anytime Day Single
60€ - 90€
Super Off-Peak Single
95€ - 130€
Off-Peak Single
110€ - 130€
Anytime Single
120€ - 150€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
1st Class
40€ - 65€
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 160€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
25€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
158€
Website
Eurotunnel
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
9€ - 14€
Off-Peak Day Single
16€ - 24€
Anytime Day Single
19€ - 27€
Train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
15€ - 22€
Off-Peak Day Single
25€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hull to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Book at
National Express
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Hull to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger & Bed Saver
180€
Passenger & Bed Flexi
240€
Standard Car
120€

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The quickest flight from Humberside Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Groningen is 1h ahead of Hull. It is currently 9:22 PM in Hull and 10:22 PM in Groningen.

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

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KLM offers flights from Humberside Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 328+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Hull to Humberside Airport is to bus which takes 53 min and costs £4 - £6.

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