There are 10 ways to get from Mannheim to Bern by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Bern Ec / ...

$95 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Karlsruhe Francfort-sur-le-Main > Mannheim > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart > Singen > Winterthur > Zurich > Lucerne > Milan > Turin - Gare routière
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld Rj

$15 - $20

8 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...

$100 - $170

Train, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ec 151
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Berne Bâle > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Périgueux > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Hub Europe Alsa / ...

$67 - $95

Night bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Bern N122

$22 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Bern 218.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$131 - $371

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$153 - $366

Train, bus to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$118 - $318

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$143 - $371

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Bern, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Bern 5 times a day. Tickets cost $95 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Bern via Karlsruhe and Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $37
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Berne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Mannheim to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mannheim to Bern?

The distance between Mannheim and Bern is 292 km. The road distance is 349 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Bern?

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Bern is to bus which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mannheim to Bern?

The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Bern is to drive which takes 3 h 14 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

Is there a direct train between Mannheim and Bern?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Bern. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Mannheim and Bern?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Bern. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Mannheim to Bern?

The train from Mannheim Hbf to Bern takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs five times a day.