There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Groningen by train, bus, car 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  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Schiphol Airport Thalys
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen Intercity

$170 - $230

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

$41 - $68

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Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen Intercity

$156 - $214

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation 100

$46 - $65

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Groningen 406.2 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$92 - $337

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Amsterdam (AMS) ORY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

$75 - $265

Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bremen (BRE) CDG - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen

$127 - $464

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

$178 - $440

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

$110 - $298

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Groningen is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Groningen is to train which costs 140€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Groningen CS, Hoofdstation via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Groningen via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Paris and Groningen is 567 km. The road distance is 650 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Paris to Groningen, including transfers.

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Paris to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Groningen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Groningen is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 140€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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  • Distance: 354.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Paris to Groningen via Schiphol Airport in around 5 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Groningen via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Groningen CS, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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