There are 3 ways to get from The Hague to Groningen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Groningen Intercity

$30 - $60

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...

$14 - $24

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Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Groningen 146.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Groningen is to bus which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Groningen is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Hague to Groningen. However, there are services departing from The Hague and arriving at Groningen via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Den Haag Centraal and arriving at Groningen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between The Hague and Groningen is 198 km. The road distance is 234.1 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 28€ - 50€.

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The train from Den Haag Centraal to Groningen takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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The Hague to Groningen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Den Haag Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Groningen is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 28€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 123.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Groningen, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from The Hague to Groningen hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from The Hague to Groningen via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 4 h 10 min.

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.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
ns.nl
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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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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
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 The Hague to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Groningen is 234 km. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from The Hague to Groningen.

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