There are 11 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen

225€ - 674€

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Bus  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 814
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

38€ - 63€

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Train, bus  •  27h 6m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield to Dunkerque
  3. Take the bus from Dunkerque to Groningen

63€ - 89€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 55m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Groningen

273€ - 337€

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 13m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Groningen

147€ - 221€

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 25m

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

69€ - 234€

Train to Liverpool, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LPL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

79€ - 310€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 58m

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

114€ - 376€

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 36m

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

91€ - 267€

Fly Manchester to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MAN - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

Train, bus to Humberside, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Barnetby
  2. Take the bus from Barnetby le Wold, Demand Responsive Area to Humberside Airport, Demand Responsive Area
  3. Fly from Humberside (HUY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HUY - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen is to bus which costs £30 - £60 and takes 19h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen is to fly and train which costs £60 - £210 and takes 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Groningen via London - Victoria Coach Station and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Groningen via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 48m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Groningen is 584 km.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 9h 48m and costs £190 - £600.

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It takes approximately 9h 48m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 9h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, and Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 19h 17m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Humberside to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 900€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 350€
Flights from Manchester to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Amsterdam Schiphol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 390€
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 270€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
100€ - 140€
Eurostar
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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€
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 13€
Off-Peak Single
16€ - 26€
Anytime Day Single
17€ - 25€
Anytime Single
24€ - 35€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 24€
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 12€
Off-Peak Day Single
14€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 21€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 12€
Off-Peak Day Single
14€ - 21€
Anytime Day Single
16€ - 23€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Barnetby
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
14€ - 21€
Off-Peak Day Single
24€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
19€ - 24€
Anytime Day 1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
13€ - 17€
Anytime Day 1st Class
16€ - 23€
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
149€
Website
Eurotunnel
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Bus operators
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
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
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
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 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dunkerque to Groningen
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Sheffield to Dunkerque
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
CallConnect
Phone
03452343344
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Barnetby le Wold, Demand Responsive Area to Humberside Airport, Demand Responsive Area
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
traveline.info
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen is to train which takes 9h 48m and costs £190 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 19h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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Groningen is 1h ahead of Manchester Piccadilly Station. It is currently 10:31 AM in Manchester Piccadilly Station and 11:31 AM in Groningen.

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

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British Airways, Flybe, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Manchester Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 343+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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