Travel to Groningen Groningen is situated in the Top (North-East) of the Netherlands. The city is easily accessible from all parts of Europe. By air The Main Airport in the Netherlands is: Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, located in Amsterdam. Distance from Schiphol to Groningen is about 200 km. The Local Airport in Groningen is: Groningen Airport Eelde. The airport is a fully equipped international airport, situated within a stone's throw (10 km) of the city of Groningen. There are every day flights to the international hub Copenhagen (Denmark), with the possibility of quickly and easily transferring to a flight operated by SAS or one of the other Star Alliance Airlines. This airlift directly connects the Northern Netherlands to many airports all over the world. From 26 March 2018 it is also possible to travel from Groningen Airport Eelde to Brussels and Munich, these are also hub airports. By train The best way to travel from Airport Schiphol Amsterdam to Groningen is by train. The NS-train station is located at Schiphol Airport. Travel time: 2 hours. Please note to board the compartments which indicate Groningen, verify when boarding. The Central Railway Station in Groningen is on walking distance (20’) from the UMCG. Arriving at the Central Station in Groningen, several busses or taxis will take you to the city center. Train tickets can be purchased at Schiphol train station at NS desks or through www.ns.nl/cs/Satellite/travellers (e-ticket). For all information see: www.ns.nl/en. By car Parking facilities are available nearby the UMCG.