How to travel from Amsterdam to Groningen

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from Amsterdam to Groningen

You can get from Amsterdam to Groningen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Groningen on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:11AMAmsterdam Centraal2h31 10:42AMGroningen
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08:11AMAmsterdam Centraal2h31 10:42AMGroningen
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09:13AMAmsterdam Centraal2h29 11:42AMGroningen
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10:11AMAmsterdam Centraal2h31 12:42PMGroningen
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11:11AMAmsterdam Centraal2h31 01:42PMGroningen
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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Groningen

distanceDistance91 miles (146 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€20) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€28) • 2 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ns_ic

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 91 miles (146 km) from Amsterdam to Groningen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Ns_ic among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Groningen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Groningen

Travel Tips: Travel to Groningen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Groningen.

There are 4 travel options from Amsterdam to Groningen: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Groningen is by taking a bus with an average price of $22 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Groningen:

Taking a bus is about $9 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€28) for this trip.

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Groningen is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Groningen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 10 min   of travel time.

The distance from Amsterdam to Groningen is approximately 91 miles (146 km).

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Groningen is:

  • 6 buses per day.
  • Around 15 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Groningen as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Groningen:

  • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Groningen.
  • Trains mostly depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Groningen.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Groningen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Groningen by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Amsterdam to Groningen for $22 (€20).
  • Ns_ic can get you to Groningen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Ns_ic from Amsterdam to Groningen for $31 (€28) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Groningen with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 6 direct buses a day to Groningen with Flixbus.

Direct services to Groningen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from Amsterdam to Groningen doesn't have to end in Groningen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Hamburg, Bremen or Berlin. If you’d like to add Hamburg, Bremen or Berlin to your Amsterdam to Groningen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Groningen today!

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Groningen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $22 (€20) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $31 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Groningen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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