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Journey timeFrom 2h 28m
Price$32.23
Distance202km (126 miles)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationGroningen
Arrival stationRotterdam
ChangesDirect trains available
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Groningen to Rotterdam train times

Check out the next trains departing from Groningen to Rotterdam for Tuesday 17th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:4814:162h 28m, 1 change
12:1814:462h 28m, direct
12:4815:162h 28m, 1 change
13:1815:462h 28m, direct
13:4816:162h 28m, 1 change
14:1816:462h 28m, direct
14:4817:162h 28m, 1 change
15:1817:462h 28m, direct
15:4818:162h 28m, 1 change
16:1818:462h 28m, direct

NS trains from Groningen to Rotterdam

You can travel from Groningen to Rotterdam 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 Groningen to Rotterdam

Train tickets from Groningen to Rotterdam start at €27.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €27.60.
lowest price found
from27.60
on the day
avg. single price27.60

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Groningen to Rotterdam by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Groningen to Rotterdam? 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 Groningen to Rotterdam take?

The average journey time by train between Groningen and Rotterdam is 2 hours and 38 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 Groningen and Rotterdam by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Groningen to Rotterdam is 2 hours and 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Groningen to Rotterdam cost?

Train tickets from Groningen to Rotterdam can start from as little as €27.60 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Groningen to Rotterdam?

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

What time does the first train from Groningen to Rotterdam leave?

The first train from Groningen to Rotterdam leaves at 05:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Groningen to Rotterdam leave?

The last train from Groningen to Rotterdam leaves at 23:28. 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 Groningen and Rotterdam by train?

Trains travelling from Groningen to Rotterdam cover a distance of around 202km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rotterdam to Groningen. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Groningen to Rotterdam.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Groningen to Rotterdam for a typical week day using timetable data for 17/12/2019. 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 07/04/2019 for travel on 13/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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