Practical information for Groningen

On this page you find all sorts of useful information for your city trip to Groningen. Information that helps you easily find tourist points, train stations and convenient places to park your car.

Tourist information points in Groningen


At the Tourist Office on the Grote Markt you will find all kinds of useful information for your city visit. Also for tours and tickets this is the right place.


Public transport in city center

NS Station Groningen

This beautiful train station is located on the south side of the city centre. Take the north exit in front and walk to the city centre in more than 10 minutes.


Parking in and around the center

The overview below shows a number of suggested parking places in and around the center of Groningen. An extensive list of parking options and prices can be found at: centrumparkeren and prettigparkeren.

P+R Euroborg P3

You can park for free at the parking location at the Euroborg Station Groningen. The city centre is cheap and quick to reach with the Citybus.


Parking UMG Zuid

On the west side of the city near the hospital located parking garage. You walk through the Nieuwe Sint Jansstraat in about 10 minutes to the Grote Markt.


Parkeergarage Centrum

In the heart of the center opposite the Korenbeurs located some narrow parking garage. The entire city centre is easily accessible from here.


P+R Station Groningen

Parking garage located at the station Groningen on the southwest side of the city centre. The city centre is a short walk from the station.


Opening hours shopping

The overview below contains the usual opening hours for shops in the city center of Groningen.

Monday 13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00
Thursday 09:30 - 21:00 - shopping evening
Friday 09:30 - 18:00
Saterday 09:30 - 17:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Weather forecast of Groningen


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