There are 6 ways to get from Mannheim to Bamberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg Rb / ...

46€ - 153€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim ZOB to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg R2

5€ - 6€

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Osterburken
  2. Take the train from Osterburken to Würzburg Hauptbahnhof Re8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg Rb / ...

41€ - 64€

Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bamberg, Bamberg train 068

19€ - 36€

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Bamberg 281.6 km

30€ - 50€

Train, fly  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg

75€ - 268€

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Bamberg is to bus and train which costs 5€ - 6€ and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Bamberg is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Bamberg. However, there are services departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Bamberg, Bamberg train via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Bamberg. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Bamberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wuerzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 33m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Bamberg is 181 km. The road distance is 281.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Bamberg without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 3h 33m and costs 45€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Mannheim to Bamberg, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB station.

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Mannheim to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Bamberg.
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  • Distance: 180.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Bamberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Bamberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wuerzburg Hbf in around 3h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Bamberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 5h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Osterburken
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osterburken to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 27€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
45€ - 65€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Osterburken to Würzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Mannheim ZOB to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.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 Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bamberg, Bamberg train
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Karat-S
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Mannheim to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Eurolines FR
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Mannheim to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€
Website
Marino Autolinee
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 Mannheim to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Bamberg is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 3h 33m and costs 45€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Mannheim to Bamberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bamberg, Bamberg train station.

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Mannheim to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Bamberg is 282 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Mannheim to Bamberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Mannheim to Bamberg train tickets online with Omio, Omio and Omio.

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Book your Mannheim to Bamberg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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