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There are 6 ways to get from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim by train, bus, tram, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf 38140 / ...

€3 - €45

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Rideshare  •  54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Mannheim 20.8 km

€2

4 alternative options

Line 109 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 109 bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Mannheim central bus station 107 / ...

€4 - €6

Tram  •  37 min

  1. Take the tram from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg D to Mannheim, Collini-Center Rnv 5

€4 - €6

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim 18.8 km

€60 - €80

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim 18.8 km

€2 - €3

Heidelberg Station to Mannheim by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg Station and Mannheim is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 17 km. The fastest train normally takes 10 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Heidelberg Station to Mannheim train service departs from Heidelberg Hbf and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 773 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15 min
Fastest train time:
10 min
Trains per week:
773
Cheapest price:
€3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:09
Last train departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Mannheim train schedules

Heidelberg Station → Mannheim
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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim is to train which costs €3 - €45 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg Post Waypoint and arriving at Mannheim central bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Mannheim Hbf. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Mannheim is 18 km. The road distance is 18.8 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs €3 - €45.

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The train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Heidelberg Station to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg Post Waypoint station.

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Heidelberg Station to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim is to train which takes 17 min and costs €3 - €45. Alternatively, you can line 109 bus, which costs €4 - €6 and takes 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 17.8 km
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Heidelberg Station, Germany and Mannheim, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €6 and the journey takes 17 min. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Mannheim central bus station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €4 - €6 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Bus
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
Phone
+42 621 465 4444
Email
info@rnv-online.de
Website
rnv-online.de
Tram from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg D to Mannheim, Collini-Center
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
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 Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Taxibetrieb Christa u. Elke Hauk GdbR
Phone
+49 621 626813
Taxi Zentrale Mannheim eG
Phone
+49 0621 218 18
Website
taxi-mannheim.de
Taxi Böhm
Phone
+49 621738561
Website
taxiboehm.com

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

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Heidelberg Station to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Mannheim is 19 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Heidelberg Station to Mannheim.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Mannheim. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Heidelberg Station and Mannheim. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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