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from Zurich to Groningen

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Travel Information from Zurich to Groningen

distanceDistance412 miles (665 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £124
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £34 • 11 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £124 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 412 miles (665 km) by flight, coach or train between Zurich and Groningen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Groningen.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Groningen, Netherlands?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Groningen, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Groningen if travelling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Groningen, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Zurich and Groningen.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Zurich, Switzerland from Groningen, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Groningen restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Groningen?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 15/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Groningen closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Zurich to Groningen?

There are 3 travel options from Zurich to Groningen: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Groningen from Zurich?

The cheapest way from Zurich to Groningen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £34 compared to other travel options to Groningen:

A train is generally £90 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £124 from Zurich to Groningen.

A train journey is usually £33 less than a journey to Groningen by coach, which costs on average £66 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Groningen?

The fastest way to get to Groningen from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Groningen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Groningen by coach can take on average 24 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 11 h 24 min   of travel time.

How far is Groningen from Zurich?

The distance from Zurich to Groningen is approximately 412 miles (665 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Groningen?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Groningen is:

  • 4 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Zurich and Groningen as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Zurich to Groningen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Groningen:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Groningen, Centraal Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Zurich to Groningen depart from Zürich HB to Groningen.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Groningen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Groningen:

  • You can travel from Zurich to Groningen by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £124 with Eurowings from Zurich to Groningen.
  • You can go to Groningen from Zurich by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £66 with Flixbus from Zurich to Groningen on Omio.
  • You can travel between Zurich and Groningen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £34 with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Groningen.
Is there a direct service to Groningen from Zurich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Groningen with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct flight to Groningen with Eurowings or tab.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Groningen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Groningen?
Your journey from Zurich to Groningen doesn't have to end in Groningen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Hamburg or Bremen. If you’d like to add Amsterdam, Hamburg or Bremen to your Zurich to Groningen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Groningen today!
How far in advance should I book my Zurich to Groningen ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich to Groningen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £124 one way for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £66 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £34 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Groningen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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