Information & Facts
Long and short-term machine-ticketed parking is available within
walking distance of the terminal.
Avis, Hertz and Europcar are car rental companies represented at
The airport is served by Arriva bus number 52 and 53, which
connect to the Groningen Central Station twice an hour on weekdays,
and hourly on Sundays (only number 52). Various private bus
services also run shuttles, and there are plenty of taxis
Groningen's airport is small and has no currency exchange
facilities, but there is one ATM available in the terminal
building. There is a shop offering duty-free items for those
travelling outside the EU, and staples like magazines, newspapers
and sweets. The airport restaurant (part of the airport hotel) has
an outdoor terrace where patrons have a view of the runway. There
is also a children's play area and a travel agency.
Dutch is the official language. English is widely spoken.
Fries (as well as Dutch) is spoken by the people of Friesland
Single European currency, or Euro (EUR), is the official
currency of the Netherlands, and is divided into 100 cents. Major
credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted. To avoid
additional charges take travellers cheques in Euros, Pounds
Sterling or US Dollars. Foreign currency or travellers cheques can
be changed at banks, post offices or bureaux de change (usually
indicated by the letters GWK). Banks are closed on weekends but
bureaux de change are open. ATMs are widely distributed and most
are open 24 hours a day.