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There are 3 ways to get from Leiden to Groningen by train, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Groningen Intercity

23€ - 55€

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Leiden Centraal to Groningen Intercity

23€ - 55€

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Groningen 217.8 km

29€ - 45€

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The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Groningen is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Groningen is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Groningen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Leiden and Groningen is 183 km. The road distance is 217.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs 23€ - 55€.

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The train from Leiden Centraal to Groningen takes 2h 25m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Groningen is 218 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Leiden to Groningen.

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  • Distance: 182.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Leiden Centraal to Groningen hourly. Tickets cost 23€ - 55€ and the journey takes 2h 25m.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 55€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 55€

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