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There are 4 ways to get from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim by train, tram or car

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Train via Stuttgart  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€31 - €134

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Train  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Radolfzell to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€47 - €142

Train, tram  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Radolfzell to Heidelberg Hbf 62099 / ...
  2. Take the tram from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg B to Mannheim, Marktplatz Rnv 5

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim 270.5 km

€29 - €45

Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim by train

The train journey time between Bodensee (Lake) and Mannheim is around 3h 40m and covers a distance of around 285 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 16m. Operated by SBB GmbH, DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim train service departs from Markelfingen and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 108 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 40m
Fastest train time:
3h 16m
Trains per week:
108
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:12
Last train departs at:
20:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim train schedules

Bodensee (Lake) → Mannheim
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The cost-effective way to get from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim is to drive, which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Markelfingen and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Singen(Hohentwiel) and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Bodensee (Lake) and Mannheim is 199 km. The road distance is 270.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim without a car is to train via Stuttgart which takes 3h 37m and costs €30 - €140.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Singen(Hohentwiel) station.

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Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim is 270 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim.

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  • Distance: 199.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Bodensee (Lake), Baden-Württemberg, Germany and Mannheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Bodensee (Lake) to Mannheim via Singen(Hohentwiel) and Stuttgart Hbf in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Radolfzell to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Radolfzell to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Radolfzell to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Singen to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€26 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€21 - €28
1st Class
€40 - €60
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Radolfzell to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
Phone
+42 621 465 4444
Email
info@rnv-online.de
Website
rnv-online.de
Tram from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg B to Mannheim, Marktplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH

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