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Car Hire Groningen Useful Information

Groningen is a lively city in the northern part of the Netherlands and is known for its rich history, young population (thanks to the University of Groningen), and vibrant cultural scene. The city offers a blend of historical architecture and modern amenities, making it a unique and fabulous destination for hiring a car.

Attractions in Groningen:

  1. Groninger Museum: This strikingly modern building hosts contemporary art and changing exhibitions, and it's a must-visit for art enthusiasts.

  2. Martinitoren (Martini Tower): This is the highest church steeple in the city and offers panoramic views of Groningen.

  3. Grote Markt: The main square in Groningen, it's surrounded by historical buildings, cafes, and the aforementioned Martini Tower.

  4. Prinsentuin: A serene Renaissance garden, perfect for a peaceful stroll.

  5. Noorderplantsoen: A popular park that becomes especially vibrant during sunny days.

  6. University of Groningen: Established in 1614, it's one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the Netherlands.

Driving in Groningen:

  1. City Center: Groningen has a compact city center, and much of it is pedestrianized or restricted for motor vehicles. It might be more convenient to park on the outskirts or designated parking areas and then walk or bike.

  2. Parking: There are several parking garages around the city. "P+R" facilities (Park and Ride) are located on the outskirts, offering free parking with convenient bus connections into the city.

  3. Cyclists: Like most Dutch cities, Groningen has a significant cycling population. Always be cautious and check for cyclists when turning or at intersections.

Places of Interest to Drive to With Your Hire Car:

  1. Lauwersmeer National Park: About a 45-minute drive from Groningen, this national park offers beautiful landscapes, bird-watching opportunities, and is a UNESCO-designated Dark Sky Park.

  2. Drents-Friese Wold National Park: Roughly an hour's drive from Groningen, this park offers extensive heathlands, forests, and sand dunes. It's ideal for hiking and cycling.

  3. Leeuwarden: The capital of Friesland is about an hour's drive from Groningen. It's known for its canals, historical buildings, and the Fries Museum.

  4. Bourtange: About a 50-minute drive, Bourtange is a star-shaped fortress town that transports you back to the 18th century.

  5. Dollard Route: A scenic driving route that introduces you to the coastal region of the northern Netherlands, complete with picturesque villages and expansive views.

When renting and driving a car in Groningen, familiarize yourself with Dutch road rules and always remain aware of cyclists. The Netherlands boasts excellent road infrastructure, and with a hire car, you have the freedom to explore not just Groningen but the beauty of the northern Netherlands at your own pace.

We offer a range of car rental vehicles in Groningen and are confident that we have searched and found the best prices.  One way car rental is also available as are extras like child seats, additional driver, unlimited mileage.  
 

Current Rental Rates in Groningen

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.20 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 211.41 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 30.20 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 211.41 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.62 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 228.38 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Groningen: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Groningen is thought to be at least a thousand years old.
  • The city’s university is four hundred years old, one of the oldest in Europe.
  • The Groninger Museum is renowned as one of the world’s finest contemporary art galleries.
  • As with many Dutch cities, Groningen has its own canal system.
  • The most popular mode of transport in Groningen is the bicycle.

 

Groningen - Popular Destinations

Best car rental companies in Groningen

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Groningen car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Budget EMEA Franchise
  • € 211.40
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 30.20
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 8
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 2
    Most popular model:
    Nissan Qashqai
  • 23
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day in Groningen

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December€ 54
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February€ 42
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November€ 42
December€ 43
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January€ 86
February€ 92
March€ 91
April€ 73
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July€ 93
August€ 83
September€ 80
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November€ 80
December€ 88
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January€ 68
February€ 67
March€ 69
April€ 61
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July€ 80
August€ 79
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November€ 66
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January€ 119
February€ 112
March€ 122
April€ 89
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June€ 131
July€ 120
August€ 127
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November€ 84
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January€ 34
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August€ 41
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January€ 81
February€ 91
March€ 86
April€ 73
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January€ 63
February€ 62
March€ 64
April€ 49
May€ 58
June€ 81
July€ 58
August€ 66
September€ 55
October€ 60
November€ 54
December€ 58

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