There are 10 ways to get from Mannheim to Banja Luka by train, plane, bus, shuttle or car

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zagreb (ZAG) FRA - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$126 - $281

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Bus via Prijedor  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Prijedor
  2. Take the bus from Prijedor to Banja Luka

$51 - $90

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zagreb (ZAG) STR - ZAG
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$104 - $330

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Ljubljana (LJU) FRA - LJU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
  4. Take the bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka

$162 - $525

Train, bus to Hahn, fly to Banja Luka  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Mainz to Frankfurt Hahn, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
  3. Fly from Hahn (HHN) to Banja Luka (BNX) HHN - BNX

$162 - $934

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Split, bus  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Split (SPU) FRA - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Trogir to Bugojno
  4. Take the bus from Bugojno to Banja Luka

$127 - $279

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Split, bus  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Split (SPU) STR - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Trogir to Bugojno
  4. Take the bus from Bugojno to Banja Luka

$75 - $368

Bus  •  15h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Banja Luka

$75 - $140

Train, drive  •  16h 44m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Nova Gradiska 211
  3. Drive from Nova Gradiska to Banja Luka

$148 - $207

Drive  •  10h 17m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Banja Luka 1086.2 km

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Banja Luka is to bus via Prijedor which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 19h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Banja Luka is to train and bus and fly which costs 140€ - 850€ and takes 7h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim and arriving at Banja Luka. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 28m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Banja Luka is 842 km. The road distance is 1086.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Banja Luka without a car is to bus which takes 15h 28m and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from Mannheim to Banja Luka, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Jelinak, depart from Mannheim station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Mannheim to Banja Luka bus services, operated by Jelinak, arrive at Banja Luka station.

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  • Distance: 841.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 11m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Jelinak operates a bus from Mannheim to Banja Luka once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 15h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zagreb via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Stuttgart to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hahn to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $280
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Nova Gradiska
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Mannheim, Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Flixtrain
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$31 - $36
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Railjet
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 Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Pepeks Zagreb
Phone
098 417 140
Email
info@pepeks.hr
Website
pepeks.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
pepeks.hr
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pepeks.hr
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Bugojno to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
globtour.com
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$120 - $280
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 Mainz to Frankfurt Hahn, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Trogir to Bugojno
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Bus from Mannheim to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
jelinak.com
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 Bugojno to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Eurolines FR
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Mannheim to Prijedor
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Bocac Tours
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Prijedor to Banja Luka
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba

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