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Travel from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen by train in 2h 08m

Looking to travel from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 2h 17m to travel from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen by train, and you'll usually find 37 trains per day running along the route for 98 miles (158 km). You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. Sit back, relax and let an NS train take you from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen – you won’t have to worry about traffic nor parking. What’s more, you can get to Groningen in 2h 08m on the fastest NS trains.

Train tickets from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen are usually cheaper when you book in advance compared to buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen by train

It takes an average of 2h 16m to travel from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen by train, over a distance of around 98 miles (158 km). There are normally 37 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen and tickets for this journey start from €27.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 7m
PriceFrom €27.40
Distance98 miles (158 km)
Frequency37 trains per day
Departure stationAmsterdam Schiphol Airport
Arrival stationGroningen
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsNS

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen for Tuesday 20th April 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:48 00:55 2h 7m, direct
11:18 01:25 2h 7m, 1 change
11:48 01:55 2h 7m, direct
00:18 02:25 2h 7m, 1 change
00:48 02:55 2h 7m, direct
01:18 03:25 2h 7m, 1 change
01:48 03:55 2h 7m, direct
02:18 04:25 2h 7m, 1 change
02:48 04:55 2h 7m, direct
03:18 05:25 2h 7m, 1 change

NS trains from Schiphol Airport to Groningen

You can travel from Schiphol Airport to Groningen on NS trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen

The price of train tickets from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen starts at €27.40 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen take?

The average journey time by train between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Groningen is 2 hours and 16 minutes, with around 37 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Groningen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen is 2 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen cost?

Train ticket prices from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen can start from as little as €27.40 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen leave?

The first train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen leaves at 04:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen leave?

The last train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen leaves at 10:28. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Groningen by train?

Trains travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen cover a distance of around 98 miles (158 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Groningen to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/20/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/18/2021 for travel on 04/18/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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