The most important advantages of Groningen Airport Eelde:
- Cheaper flights
- Convenient parking
- Quick check-in and check-out
Accessibility by car
Groningen Airport Eelde is located about 15 kilometres from Groningen and is easily accessible. Simply follow the A28 to Groningen and Assen, and take exit 37.
Accessibility by public transport
You can reach the airport with the Qbuzz shuttle buses. The shuttle bus (Line 100) runs between Groningen Airport Eelde and the centre of Groningen. It is scheduled to coincide with the arriving and departing scheduled flights to and from London, Copenhagen and Gdansk and stops include the main railway station, Zuiderdiep and Grote Markt. You can also reach the airport with Line 2 (Groningen-Eelde). Travellers coming from the direction of Assen can take Line 50 (Assen-Groningen) to De Punt, which is around 0.5 km from the airport. Here you can transfer to Line 2, which drops you off at the airport.
Parking at Groningen Airport Eelde
Parking at Groningen Airport Eelde is cheap and convenient. All the parking facilities are within walking distance of the passenger terminal. Rates can be found on the Groningen Airport website.
P1 & P2
You will find these car parks in front of the terminal. P1 and P2 are secure car parks with camera surveillance. P1 also has special parking spaces for the disabled.
This car park has affordable rates and the grounds are closed when the airport is closed. P3 is an easy 5-minute walk from the passenger terminal.
P3 budget has the most affordable rates and a spot can be reserved online in advance. The grounds are closed when the airport is closed.
Facilities at Groningen Airport Eelde
- Airport shop
- ATM machine
- Restaurant Bites and Flights. The restaurant and outdoor seating area of Bites and Flights offers great views of events on the platform.
- Free Wi-Fi available.
- Charging point for electric vehicles. To encourage electric vehicle usage, Groningen Airport Eelde has installed a charging point for electric vehicles. The charging point is free of charge and accessible to all. Two vehicles can charge at the same time. The charging point is located in front of the terminal.
After your luggage has been checked in, it will be scanned by an X-ray machine. This is to make sure no dangerous objects are taken on board.
Before boarding your flight or entering the departure hall, you will be subject to a number of security checks. These checks are carried out to prevent any objects being taken on board that could endanger the passengers and crew. During these checks, security checks for any sharp objects, such as scissors, knives, awls and the like. However, these items are allowed in your hold luggage. It is therefore important that before checking in, you check to see if you have any items in your hand luggage that may not be allowed on board. Sharp objects are best packed in your hold luggage.