There are 5 ways to get from Leeuwarden to Groningen by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen Stoptrein / ...

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Rideshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leeuwarden to Groningen 40.4 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Line 320 bus, line 304 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 320 bus from Leeuwarden, Klanderij to Drachten, Transferium Oost 114 / ...
  2. Take the line 304 bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Groningen, Hoofdstation 304 / ...

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leeuwarden to Groningen 39.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Groningen 39.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Leeuwarden to Groningen is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeuwarden to Groningen is to taxi which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeuwarden to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden, Klanderij and arriving at Groningen, Hoofdstation via Drachten, Transferium Oost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leeuwarden and arriving at Groningen. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and Groningen is 51 km. The road distance is 63.5 km.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs .

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The train from Leeuwarden to Groningen takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Leeuwarden to Groningen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Leeuwarden, Klanderij station.

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Leeuwarden to Groningen train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Leeuwarden station.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Groningen is to train which takes 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 320 bus and line 304 bus, which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Leeuwarden to Groningen.
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  • Distance: 31.6 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Arriva NL operates a train from Leeuwarden to Groningen every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leeuwarden to Groningen via Drachten, Transferium Oost in around 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leeuwarden, Klanderij to Drachten, Transferium Oost
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Drachten, Transferium Oost to Groningen, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxicentrale E-Tax Leeuwarden
Phone
+31 58 844 3656
Website
etaxleeuwarden.nl

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Leeuwarden to Groningen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Groningen, Hoofdstation.

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Leeuwarden to Groningen train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Groningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeuwarden to Groningen is 64 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Leeuwarden to Groningen.

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There are 276+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leeuwarden and Groningen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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