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There are 4 ways to get from Monnickendam to Groningen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen Intercity

€26 - €56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station N1386 / ...

€17 - €21

2 alternative options

Line 135 bus, bus, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Hoorn, Station to Den Oever, Busstation 135
  2. Take the bus from Den Oever, Busstation to Leeuwarden, Busstation 350
  3. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen

€30 - €40

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Monnickendam to Groningen 184.8 km

€23 - €35

Monnickendam to Groningen by bus, subway and train

The journey time between Monnickendam and Groningen is around 2h 44m and covers a distance of around 226 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 36m. Operated by EBS, GVB and Dutch Railways (NS), the Monnickendam to Groningen service departs from Monnickendam, Swaensborch and arrives in Groningen. Typically 132 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 44m
Fastest journey time:
2h 36m
Services per week:
132
Cheapest price:
€26
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:27
Last service departs at:
22:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Monnickendam to Groningen bus, subway and train schedules

Monnickendam → Groningen
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Groningen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Groningen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Groningen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monnickendam to Groningen is to bus which costs €16 - €21 and takes 4h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Monnickendam to Groningen is to drive which takes 2h 11m and costs €23 - €35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monnickendam to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Monnickendam, Swaensborch and arriving at Groningen central station via Amsterdam, Station Noord and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Monnickendam and Groningen is 133 km. The road distance is 184.8 km.

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The best way to get from Monnickendam to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs €25 - €60.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Monnickendam to Groningen, including transfers.

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Monnickendam to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Monnickendam to Groningen is to train which takes 3h 14m and costs €25 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €21 and takes 4h 14m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Monnickendam to Groningen is 185 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Monnickendam to Groningen.

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  • Distance: 133.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen hourly. Tickets cost €21 - €50 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Blablabus also services this route once daily.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
arriva.nl
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Den Oever, Busstation to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
arriva.nl

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