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There are 7 ways to get from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 82 / ...

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Bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Mannheim central bus station N1305 / ...

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Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim 520.5 km

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 36m

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

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

Gare de Lyon to Mannheim by walk, subway and train

The journey time between Gare de Lyon and Mannheim is around 3h 35m and covers a distance of around 584 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 16m. Operated by Paris Metro, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Gare de Lyon to Mannheim service departs from Gare de Lyon and arrives in Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 21m
Layover time:
14 min
Total time:
3h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 16m
Journey distance:
584 km
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:47
Last service departs at:
19:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gare de Lyon to Mannheim walk, subway and train schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim is to bus which costs €15 - €35 and takes 6h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs €90 - €150.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Mannheim central bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Quai de la Rapée and arriving at Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof via Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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The distance between Gare de Lyon and Mannheim is 449 km. The road distance is 520.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs €90 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Gare de Lyon to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Gare de Lyon to Mannheim train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs €90 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €35 and takes 6h 39m.

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  • Distance: 448.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Gare de Lyon, Île-de-France, France and Mannheim, Germany?

DB Fernverkehr AG operates a train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 5 times a day, and the journey takes 3h 1m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Mannheim central bus station once daily. Tickets cost €25 - €35 and the journey takes 6h 20m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
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 daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Paris to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Gare de Lyon to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mannheim central bus station.

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Gare de Lyon to Mannheim train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, arrive at Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Lyon to Mannheim is 520 km. It takes approximately 4h 42m to drive from Gare de Lyon to Mannheim.

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