There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$22 - $30

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N07 / ...

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Night train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ic / ...

$22 - $30

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim 44.7 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim 44.7 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim is to bus which costs 5€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim is to train which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Mannheim Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Mannheim is 63 km. The road distance is 71.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs 19€ - 25€.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf takes 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim is to train which takes 31 min and costs 19€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 39.4 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Mannheim, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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