Groningen Eelde Airport

Groningen Eelde Airport (GRQ)


The airport is situated nine miles (15km) from Groningen.

Getting to the city

The airport is served by Arriva bus number 52 and 53, which connect to the Groningen Central Station twice an hour on weekdays, and hourly on Sundays (only number 52). Various private bus services also run shuttles, and there are plenty of taxis available.


GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).


Tel: +31 (0)50 308 1300.

Car rental

Avis, Hertz and Europcar are car rental companies represented at the airport.


Groningen's airport is small and has no currency exchange facilities, but there is one ATM available in the terminal building. There is a shop offering duty-free items for those travelling outside the EU, and staples like magazines, newspapers and sweets. The airport restaurant (part of the airport hotel) has an outdoor terrace where patrons have a view of the runway. There is also a children's play area and a travel agency.


Long and short-term machine-ticketed parking is available within walking distance of the terminal.



Groningen Eelde Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.