There are 3 ways to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen Intercity

$32 - $57

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Groningen 075 / ...

$17 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen 154.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen is to bus which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport and arriving at Groningen via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) and Groningen is 202 km. The road distance is 247.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 27€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen, including transfers.

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Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 27€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen is 247 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen.

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  • Distance: 126.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Rotterdam Airport (RTM), Netherlands and Groningen, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Groningen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h.

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 Rotterdam Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Groningen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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