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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Mannheim by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Glasgow to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 6m

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

85€ - 258€

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  24h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Mannheim

50€ - 78€

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Frankfurt (FRA) EDI - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

97€ - 354€

Fly Glasgow to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 14m

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

83€ - 365€

Train  •  12h 38m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

359€ - 1071€

Train, night train  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Mainz Hbf Nj
  4. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ic / ...

319€ - 1041€

Night bus, bus  •  26h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Mannheim central bus station

60€ - 89€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 50m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Mannheim

305€ - 381€

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 20m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Mannheim

224€ - 371€

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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 Glasgow to Mannheim is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £70 and takes 24h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Mannheim is to fly and train which costs £70 - £230 and takes 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Mannheim via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 38m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Mannheim is 1110 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 12h 38m and costs £300 - £950.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Glasgow to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Mannheim bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Mannheim train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 1110 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Mannheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Mannheim via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 12h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Glasgow to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Glasgow to Stuttgart via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Flights from Glasgow to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Stuttgart via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 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
31 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
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
Once daily
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
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 Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
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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
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
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 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 Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Nightjet
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 Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
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
Megabus UK
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
RegioJet
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 Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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Glasgow to Mannheim bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Mannheim station.

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Mannheim is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 9:16 PM in Glasgow and 10:16 PM in Mannheim.

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

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Lufthansa, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Mannheim. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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