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Train via Paris  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€168 - €242

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Bus  •  14h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris N743 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Mannheim central bus station N1305 / ...

€33 - €68

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Train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf Tgv / ...

€174 - €241

Night bus  •  16h

  1. Take the night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mannheim BlaBlaCar Bus

€39 - €49

Drive  •  9h 55m

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Mannheim 1095.9 km

€120 - €180

Fly Bordeaux to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Frankfurt (FRA) BOD - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

€43 - €181

Fly Bordeaux to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Strasbourg (SXB) BOD - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf

€81 - €274

Fly Bordeaux to Basel, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Basel (BSL) BOD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf

€80 - €347

Train to Toulouse, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Frankfurt (FRA) TLS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

€115 - €338

Bordeaux to Mannheim by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Bordeaux and Mannheim is around 7h 50m and covers a distance of around 1050 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 13m. Operated by TGV inOui, Paris Metro and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Bordeaux to Mannheim service departs from Bordeaux St Jean and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 50m
Fastest journey time:
6h 13m
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
€168
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:23
Last service departs at:
22:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Mannheim train, walk and subway schedules

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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mannheim is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mannheim is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mannheim is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Mannheim is to night bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Mannheim is to fly and train which costs €40 - €190 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Mannheim station. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Mannheim central bus station via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Mannheim is 856 km. The road distance is 1095.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Mannheim without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 42m and costs €160 - €250.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Bordeaux to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Mannheim train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Bordeaux St Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Mannheim is to train via Paris which takes 6h 42m and costs €160 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €70 and takes 14h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 856.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Bordeaux, France and Mannheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Mannheim via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare de l'Est, and Paris l'Est in around 6h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Mannheim via Paris in around 14h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €300
Flights from Bordeaux to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Flights from Toulouse to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Toulouse to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €300
Flights from Bordeaux to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €300
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Toulouse to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Toulouse to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Toulouse to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €320
Train operators
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €170
1st Class
€160 - €200
Train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
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 Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bordeaux-St-Jean to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€260 - €470
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €65
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Paris South - Massy-Palaiseau
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bordeaux to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mannheim central bus station.

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Bordeaux to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Mannheim is 1096 km. It takes approximately 9h 55m to drive from Bordeaux to Mannheim.

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