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Flight Information to Groningen from London

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
durationAverage flight duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£262 (€296)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, Stobart Air or Flybe

Flights from London to Groningen cover the 305 miles (492 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like Ryanair, Stobart Air or Flybe. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £262, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £179.


Travel with RyanAir from London to Groningen

Travel between London and Groningen from £179 with Omio’s flight partners RyanAir! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.


RyanAir tickets from London to Groningen are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with RyanAir between London and Groningen all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight, you can find all the current RyanAir flight timetables and plane tickets available on Omio for the 305 miles (492 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the RyanAir flight, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this flight, compare the fastest London to Groningen routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best RyanAir London to Groningen plane ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the RyanAir plane ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Groningen with RyanAir!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by RyanAir when booking your flight tickets between London and Groningen due to the coronavirus:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

 London to Groningen Flights: An Overview

Groningen is a bustling and young metropolis in the north of the Netherlands. This city has a strong student population and is celebrated for its cafe culture, inspired architecture, and fantastic museums. Flights from London to Groningen often provide a convenient method of transport between these two European cities. Direct flights are not available on this route, but indirect services can usually complete the 494 kilometer journey in around six to seven hours. Services with a change or layover stop in many cities around Europe, including Copenhagen, Frankfurt am Main, and Vienna. Flights on this route operate throughout the week, with around two services operating every day apart from Saturday, when one service operates.

Which airlines fly from London to Groningen?

Airlines operating on this route include SAS, Sepehran Airlines, British Airways, and Brussels Airlines. All services on this route are indirect, with SAS and British Airways offering the most services during the week. Almost all connecting flights are in partnership with FlexFlight, a Danish carrier. 

How long is the flight from London to Groningen?

Indirect services on this route with one change regularly take around six hours 55 minutes to complete the 494 kilometer distance between the two cities. On average, flights with one stop tend to take around six to eight hours, but this depends on the time between connections. A service with two changes can take upwards of 12 hours, with stops in Copenhagen, Vienna, and Frankfurt am Main.

How many flights are there from London to Groningen?

On weekdays, there are up to three flights daily on this route. On weekends, this drops to one or two services operating. The earliest flight departs from London at around 8:00 a.m. on weekdays and weekends, and the latest flight leaves at 2:00 p.m. on weekends and 7:45 p.m. on weekday evenings. Although many of the services on this route can be fairly long, there is regularly one flight every day with a duration of under seven hours. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from London to Groningen? 

Departure airport: flights from London to Groningen depart from all of the major airports in the city, including London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London City Airport, and Luton Airport. Travel from central London to all of the airports is fairly easy, with most journeys taking under an hour. The Heathrow Express links London Paddington to the airport in around 15 minutes, with regular services. London Stansted can be reached in 45 minutes from Liverpool Street station by catching the Stansted Express. London City Airport is the only airport in London and can be reached in under 20 minutes on the DLR train service. Travelers looking to reach London Luton can catch train services at London St. Pancras station, with a journey time of around 24 minutes. All of London's airports offer travelers a range of services and facilities including ATMs, currency exchange services, duty-free shopping, restaurants, and free WiFi.

Arrival airport: flights from London to Groningen land at Groningen Airport Eelde, which​ lies 14 kilometers from the city center. Groningen Airport Eelde​​ is just half a kilometer away from the bus and rail station. Travelers can reach downtown Groningen in around 34 minutes by catching the Qbuzz bus service. Alternatively, taxi services will take around 20 minutes to complete the journey but will be more expensive. Services and facilities in the airport are fairly limited but include car rental services and free WiFi.

Travel Tips

Flights from London to Groningen
Take a flight to Groningen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Groningen.
Is cross-border travel by flight between London, United Kingdom and Groningen, Netherlands allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Groningen, Netherlands by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Groningen, Netherlands?

When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from London to Groningen before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to London, United Kingdom from Groningen, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from Groningen to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Netherlands?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Groningen?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 23/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Groningen to London flight here.

How much does a cheap flight to Groningen from London cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap flight between London and Groningen for as little as £179  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of plane tickets to Groningen from London?
If you’re looking to purchase your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Groningen flight price to come in at an average of £262  one way.
What is the distance by flight from London to Groningen?
The London to Groningen flight distance is approximately 305 miles (492 km).
What is the average London to Groningen flight duration?
On average the flight from London to Groningen duration is 4 h 10 min  for the 305 miles (492 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What airlines go from London to Groningen?
Take the London to Groningen flight with Ryanair, Stobart Air or Flybe. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the route between London and Groningen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure flight times from London to Groningen?
The earliest flight departing from London to Groningen leaves at 05: 45. The last flight departing from London to Groningen leaves at 17: 50. You can find the latest London to Groningen flight schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase plane tickets to Groningen from London for the best deals?
You can find a flight from London to Groningen to cost on average £262 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the London to Groningen flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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