COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Netherlands. Learn More.

There are 6 ways to get from Zellik 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport Thalys
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen Intercity

89€ - 180€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station N1386 / ...

23€ - 34€

4 alternative options

Train via Zwolle  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Groningen

46€ - 98€

Train, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda Ic
  2. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 401
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Groningen

45€ - 80€

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Zellik to Groningen 351 km

40€ - 65€

Fly, train  •  5h 34m

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

75€ - 258€

Zellik to Groningen by train

The train journey time between Zellik and Groningen is around 6h 6m and covers a distance of around 422 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 16m. Services are operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS). Typically 40 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 6m
Fastest train time:
5h 16m
Trains per week:
40
Cheapest price:
89€
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:34
Last train departs at:
20:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zellik to Groningen train schedules

Belgium → Netherlands
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Show more details
Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

Show less

Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
Show more details
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea and Thailand

Show less

Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands from Belgium.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zellik to Groningen is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7h 34m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Zellik to Groningen is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 51m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Zellik to Groningen station. However, there are services departing from Zellik Centrum and arriving at Groningen central station via Brussels-North train station and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Zellik to Groningen. However, there are services departing from Zellik and arriving at Groningen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

More details

The distance between Zellik and Groningen is 303 km. The road distance is 351 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Zellik to Groningen without a car is to train which takes 5h 44m and costs 85€ - 180€.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Zellik to Groningen, including transfers.

More details

Zellik to Groningen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

More details

Zellik to Groningen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

More details

The best way to get from Zellik to Groningen is to train which takes 5h 44m and costs 85€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7h 34m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Zellik to Groningen.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 303.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Zellik, Belgium and Groningen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Zellik to Groningen via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Schiphol Airport in around 5h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zellik to Groningen via Brussel Noord afstaphalte, Brussels-North train station, and Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 7h 34m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
25€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Breda to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Zwolle to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€
Website
Bravo
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Brussels Noord Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
CityBusExpress
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

Want to know more about travelling around Netherlands

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

Search flights

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

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Zellik to Groningen is 351 km. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Zellik to Groningen.

Get driving directions

KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

Search flights

Book your Zellik to Groningen train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

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

More details