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Groningen Airport Eelde

General information

Groningen Airport Eelde is an airport in the northern part of the Netherlands. It is located in the province of Drenthe, not the province of Groningen. The airport is mainly used for holiday flights operated by TUI fly Netherlands and Corendon Airlines.


Where is Groningen Airport Eelde situated?

The airport is located south to the city of Groningen and the village of Eelde, alongside the A28 motorway which runs from Groningen to Assen and beyond. Junction 37 (Eelde) of the A28 will get you to Groningen Airport Eelde, the fifth airport in the Netherlands based on passenger numbers.

How many terminals does Groningen Airport Eelde have?

Groningen Airport Eelde has one small terminal.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Groningen Airport Eelde are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Netherlands.

Airport Distance
Münster Osnabrück Airport (Germany) 133km
Bremen Airport (Germany) 147km
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 152km
Weeze Airport (Germany) 172km
Dortmund Airport (Germany) 192km
Rotterdam The Hague Airport 195km



The distance from Groningen Airport Eelde to the centre of Groningen is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Groningen.

From GRQ Airport to Groningen City centre by Car
15 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Groningen Airport Eelde by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Groningen Airport Eelde you can travel by bus. Visit the Groningen Airport Eelde transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Groningen Airport Eelde. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Groningen is about € 30.-. Book your taxi at Groningen Airport Eelde and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From GRQ Airport to Groningen City centre by Taxi
15 km
20 min
€ 30.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Groningen Airport Eelde you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Europcar, Sixt, Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Groningen Airport Eelde offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Groningen Airport Eelde? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Groningen Airport Eelde.



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Groningen Airport Eelde?

We offer you a list of airlines at Groningen Airport Eelde. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • TUI fly Netherlands
  • Corendon Airlines
  • Corendon Dutch Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Groningen Airport Eelde? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Fletcher Familiehotel Paterswolde, Eelde-Paterswolde

Beautifully located alongside the Paterswoldse ponds, you can find the luxurious 4-star Fletcher Familiehotel Paterswolde . This hotel offers tasteful guest rooms which are warmly decorated and comfortable for your stay.


B&B De Oude Molensteen, Eelde-Paterswolde

Located 18 km from Simplon Music Venue, B&B De Oude Molensteen provides accommodation with a shared lounge, a garden and a 24-hour front desk for your convenience. Both WiFi and private parking are available at the bed and breakfast free of charge.

Hotels in Groningen

Looking for the best hotels in Groningen? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Mercure Hotel Groningen Martiniplaza, Groningen

Mercure Hotel Groningen is next to the Martiniplaza event centre, just off the A7 highway. It features an on site restaurant, terrace, and private parking facilities.


Boutique Hotel De Doelen, Groningen

Hotel De Doelen is located at the foot of the Martini tower, in a beautiful monumental building. The hotel offers modern facilities and free Wi-Fi. The hotels rooms are all characteristically furnished and have a private bathroom.


Prinsenhof, Groningen

Set in a 15th-century building, Prinsenhof offers individually decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi. It features the Prinsenhof Gardens, a renaissance-style courtyard with a landscaped rose and herb garden.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Groningen Airport Eelde. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


From Amsterdam: UNESCO World Heritage VIP Tour

Explore the Netherlands beyond Amsterdam on this full day UNESCO VIP Tour. Escape the busy city and enjoy the authentic Netherlands with a local guide. See 5 UNESCO sites and more, while local guides give exclusive tours in several locations.

Tour & transport

Welcome to Groningen: Private Tour with a Local

Transform the way your travel and make it as much about the people you meet as the places you visit. Get a welcome to Groningen from a local guide and learn about the city's tips and best-kept secrets on a customized walking tour.


Groningen: Escape Tour - Self-Guided City Game

Explore Groningen in a unique way with the Escape Tour. Wander through the city, search for new clues and tasks to find the secret exit of Groningen. Will you find the secret exit within two hours?


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