Groningen Airport car rental – find the best deals through Cartrawler Netherlands
The northernmost part of the Netherlands is served by an international airport offering a limited choice of European routes.
Handling approximately 220,000 passengers per year, Groningen Airport – GRQ offers routes to major holiday destinations in Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey, as well as flights to Copenhagen, London (Stansted) and Gdansk.
Car rental from Groningen Airport Elde
Renting a car in Groningen, directly at the airport, is a convenient solution is you plan to travel in northern Netherlands or Germany. See distances from Groningen Airport further below.
Ford Fiesta, often offered in economy class rental at Groningen Airport; in the fleet of, for example, Hertz
The airport, also referred to as Elde Airport, or Groningen Airport Elde, is located in the town of Elde, approximately 5 miles south of Groningen, close to the A28 motorway, which leads south to Assen. The A7 motorway, connecting Groningen to the border with Germany is also within an easy reach from the airport.
Car rental in Groningen Airport is provided by major, international providers, such as: Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Sixt.
In order to compare rates from several Groningen rent-a-car suppliers at the same time, use internet search engine, Cartrawler Netherlands, where you will be able to find a wide selection of currently available offers. Search and book early to secure the best prices and availability. Early bookings are especially recommended if you are looking to rent a minibus in Groningen, as they come in a short supply.
Outside high season, the cheapest Groningen Airport rental cars are usually available from around £150 for a week car hire, in economy class.
Groningen Airport – road distances to the places of interest
- Distance from Groningen Airport to Amsterdam: 200 km /125 mi
- Groningen Airport distance to Assen: 22 km / 14 mi
- Distance from Groningen Airport to Hamburg: 300 km / 188 mi
- Groningen-Bremen distance: 190 km / 120 mi
Important note: if you are planning to drive in your Groningen Airport rental car to Germany (or any other country), always confirm in the ‘Rental conditions’, prior to booking, that the offer allows cross-border travels. Also, the rent-a-car agent always needs to be notified ahead about your intention of traveling abroad.
In the past an important member of the Hanseatic League, Groningen is nowadays known mostly as an academic centre, hosting Groningen University and Hanze University of Applied Science.
Students make up for a great part of Groningen population of, approximately 200.000. Cultural life thrives in Groningen; the city has a vibrant theatre and musical scene. Open air jazz concerts are a common element of the city centre’s scenery.
Have a glimpse of what to expect in Groningen:
The city has one of Europe’s best developed cycling infrastructures and if often referred to as ‘World Cycling City’.