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.
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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen is 2 hours and 7 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen leaves at 04:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Groningen cover a distance of around 98 miles (158 km) during the journey.