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There are 6 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly, train  •  2h 22m

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

€27 - €164

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Train  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€252 - €558

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Mannheim

€47 - €66

Bus, train  •  20h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re

€71 - €102

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 42m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Mannheim

€257 - €312

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Mannheim

€122 - €182

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim by bus, train, subway and walk

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Mannheim is around 14h 32m and covers a distance of around 1166 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 27m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 32m
Fastest journey time:
9h 27m
Journey distance:
1166 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€252
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:30
Last service departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim bus, train, subway and walk schedules

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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 19h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim is to fly and train which costs £23 - £150 and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Mannheim via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 38m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Mannheim is 818 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 10h 15m and costs £210 - £480.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Mannheim station.

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Mannheim is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 1:42 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 2:42 PM in Mannheim.

Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 818.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Mannheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Mannheim via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris l'Est in around 10h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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)
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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
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
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 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
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 Trier Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
14h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators

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