There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Groningen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 51m

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

132€ - 272€

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Bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk X800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 175 / ...

36€ - 45€

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Bus, train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht 400
  2. Take the train from Duivendrecht to Lelystad Centrum
  3. Take the bus from Emmeloord, Busstation to Groningen, Hoofdstation 315 / ...

55€ - 87€

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Groningen 645.7 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 39m

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

95€ - 305€

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 35m

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

82€ - 308€

Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train, bus  •  8h 13m

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

82€ - 376€

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - 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

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  8h 12m

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

172€ - 465€

Fly Paris CDG to Hamburg, train, bus  •  9h 27m

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

103€ - 364€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Groningen is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 9h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Groningen is to train which costs 130€ - 280€ and takes 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Groningen via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 35m.

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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 5h 51m.

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The distance between Paris and Groningen is 567 km. The road distance is 645.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 5h 51m and costs 130€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m 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 5h 51m and costs 130€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 9h 35m.

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  • Distance: 567.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Groningen via Schiphol Airport in around 5h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris Gallieni to Groningen via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 9h 35m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 420€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 220€
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
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
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 Duivendrecht to Lelystad Centrum
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Emmeloord, Busstation to Groningen, Hoofdstation
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
arriva.nl

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Groningen is 646 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Paris to Groningen.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Book your Paris to Groningen train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Paris to Groningen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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