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

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Train  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Groningen Intercity

€22 - €52

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Groningen 181.2 km

€11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 57m

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

€13 - €17

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Rijksmuseum to Groningen 181.1 km

€22 - €35

Rijksmuseum to Groningen by walk, tram and train

The journey time between Rijksmuseum and Groningen is around 2h 32m and covers a distance of around 210 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 13m. Services are operated by GVB and Dutch Railways (NS). Typically 132 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 32m
Fastest journey time:
2h 13m
Services per week:
132
Cheapest price:
€22
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:14
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rijksmuseum to Groningen walk, tram and train schedules

Rijksmuseum → Groningen
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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: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rijksmuseum to Groningen is to rideshare which costs €11 and takes 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Rijksmuseum to Groningen is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rijksmuseum to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum and arriving at Groningen central station via Amsterdam, Haarlemmermeerstation and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rijksmuseum to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum and arriving at Groningen via Amsterdam Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Rijksmuseum and Groningen is 148 km. The road distance is 181.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rijksmuseum to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs €22 - €55.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Rijksmuseum to Groningen, including transfers.

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

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Rijksmuseum to Groningen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Zuid station.

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The best way to get from Rijksmuseum to Groningen is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs €22 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €18 and takes 3h 57m.

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  • Distance: 148 km
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Rijksmuseum, 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 once daily. Tickets cost €11 - €14 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

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
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
Once daily
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 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rijksmuseum to Groningen is 181 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Rijksmuseum to Groningen.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Groningen. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rijksmuseum and Groningen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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