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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen. Traveling by train from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen usually takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance67 mi (108 km)
Fastest train2h 45m
Lowest price€19.53
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony to Groningen, Groningen. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity33h 1m€19.53
Deutsche Bahn63h 36m€28.57
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company53h 26m€32.31

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen?

The distance between Wilhelmshaven and Groningen is approximately 67 miles, or 108 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 45 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Wilhelmshaven at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Wilhelmshaven to Groningen?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Groningen to Wilhelmshaven.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wilhelmshaven?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Wilhelmshaven.

Where is the train station in Groningen?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Groningen than most cities. Most trains from Wilhelmshaven will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Groningen:

Train stations in Groningen:

  • Train Station

  • Groningen Europapark

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