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Trains from Berlin to Groningen

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Berlin - Groningen Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 40 daily trains from Berlin to Groningen. Traveling by train from Berlin to Groningen usually takes around 7 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 38 minutes.

Distance289 mi (465 km)
Fastest train5h 38m
Lowest price$36.68
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Berlin to Groningen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Berlin to Groningen. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 37 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity46h 38m$90.25
Deutsche Bahn377h 44m$84.34
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company77h 1m$83.46
  • DB Intercity

    DB Intercity

    DB Intercity train tickets from Berlin to Groningen start from $83, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 DB Intercity schedules to Groningen. DB Intercity in Berlin leaves from Train Station . And in Groningen trains arrive at Groningen Noord and one other train station.

    From Berlin to Groningen train travel on DB Intercity takes 6 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Groningen faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 38 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Berlin to Groningen start from $37, and on average cost . Daily there are 37 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Groningen. Deutsche Bahn in Berlin leaves from Train Station and one other station. And in Groningen trains arrive at Groningen Europapark and 3 other train stations.

    From Berlin to Groningen train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 7 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Groningen faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 38 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Berlin to Groningen start from $51, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Groningen. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Berlin leaves from Train Station and one other station. And in Groningen trains arrive at Groningen Europapark and 3 other train stations.

    From Berlin to Groningen train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to get to Groningen faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 38 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin 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 Berlin to Groningen?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Berlin to Groningen. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Berlin to Groningen?

The distance between Berlin and Groningen is approximately 289 miles, or 465 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 38 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Berlin to Groningen are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Berlin at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Berlin to Groningen?

There are 40 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 Berlin.

City Information

Berlin

Berlin is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe for all travelers. One of the most unique landmarks in Berlin is its famous Brandenburg Gate, which was built for King Frederick Wilhelm II. The Gate now represents German unity, and it is perhaps the most photogenic landmark in the capital city. Modern art enthusiasts should visit the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art which is Germany’s first street art museum. Opened in 2017, the museum displays works from various graffiti artists from around the world and it’s located in Schöneberg, one of the city’s edgier areas. If you’re simply looking to enjoy a stroll, the Tiergarten, which spans 519 acres from central Berlin, will offer the relaxing vibes you need.

Berlin has an expansive and vibrant food scene with a good variety. Those looking for traditional German dishes should head over to Zur letzten Instanz, which is the oldest restaurant in Berlin. For a special twist, don’t hesitate to visit the Turkish Market, which offers amazing Turkish delicacies.

The main hub for intercity bus services is the Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin. For rail services, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the main train station. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, located just outside of the city’s south-eastern border, is the main air travel hub of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Main departure station: Train Station

There are two stations in Berlin where you can board the train to Groningen.

All train stations in Berlin:

  • Train Station

  • Berlin Central Station

Where is the train station in Groningen?

Main arrival station: Groningen Europapark

There are more train stations and stops in Groningen than most cities. Most trains from Berlin will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Groningen:

All train stations in Groningen:

  • Groningen Europapark

  • Groningen Noord

  • Train Station

  • Stationsweg 1012

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