There are 7 ways to get from Mannheim to Bordeaux by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv / ...

160€ - 263€

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Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Bordeaux (BOD) SXB - BOD

55€ - 213€

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Train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv

172€ - 243€

Bus  •  19h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Karlsruhe 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Bordeaux City Centre BlaBlaBus

100€ - 159€

Drive  •  9h 58m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Bordeaux 1097.2 km

130€ - 200€

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4h 50m

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

69€ - 201€

Train to Basel, fly  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Bordeaux (BOD) BSL - BOD

59€ - 184€

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Bordeaux is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Bordeaux is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Bordeaux City Centre via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Bordeaux St Jean via Gare de l'Est and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Bordeaux is 856 km. The road distance is 1097.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Bordeaux without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 14m and costs 160€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Mannheim to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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

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

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What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Bordeaux, France?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Bordeaux via Paris l'Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Bordeaux via Karlsruhe in around 19h 50m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 3200€
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
370€ - 1100€
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Basel to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 500€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 3200€
Flights from Frankfurt to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 260€
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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Train from Strasbourg to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
140€ - 170€
1st Class
170€ - 200€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
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
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
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 Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
8€ - 12€
Premium
10€ - 15€
Family&friends
12€ - 17€
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Karlsruhe Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
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 Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Mannheim to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€
Website
Marino Autolinee
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Karlsruhe to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
alsa.com

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Bordeaux is to train via Paris which takes 6h 14m and costs 160€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 19h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Strasbourg Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Mannheim to Bordeaux bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Mannheim to Bordeaux train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Bordeaux is 1097 km. It takes approximately 9h 58m to drive from Mannheim to Bordeaux.

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KLM, Volotea, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Strasbourg Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 1151+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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