Groningen Eelde Airport

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

Groningen Eelde Airport (GRQ)


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

Getting to the city

Shuttle bus service 100 operates between the airport and Groningen, and connects with flights arriving from, and departing to London and Copenhagen. Travellers can also take bus 9 (Groningen-Eelde). Passengers from Assen can use bus 50 (Assen-Groningen), changing onto bus 9 at De Punt.


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

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 travellers will find ATMs in the terminal building. There's a shop offering duty-free items for those travelling outside the EU, and staples such as 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's 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.