There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim by train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$20 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB 108 / ...

$3 - $55

4 alternative options

Night train  •  38 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Mannheim Hbf Nj / ...

$7 - $35

Rideshare  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Mannheim 54.1 miles

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim 49.8 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim 49.8 miles

$10 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Mannheim Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Mannheim is 71 km. The road distance is 79.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs .

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim is to train which takes 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 44.6 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Mannheim, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 37 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Manheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim is 80 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 597+ hotels available in Mannheim. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Mannheim. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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