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There are 3 ways to get from Mannheim to Forbach by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Ice / ...

$41 - $61

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Bus  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse RegioJet / ...

$7 - $8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Forbach 88.2 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Forbach is to bus which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Forbach is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Forbach. However, there are services departing from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 and arriving at Gare Routière Forbach via Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Forbach. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Gare de Forbach via Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Forbach is 119 km. The road distance is 141.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Forbach without a car is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Mannheim to Forbach, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Forbach bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 station.

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Mannheim to Forbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Forbach is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 8€ and takes 2h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Forbach.
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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Forbach 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 1h 28m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Mannheim to Forbach twice a week. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 45m. Karat-S also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Saarbrücken Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Karat-S

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Mannheim to Forbach bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse station.

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Mannheim to Forbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Forbach is 141 km. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Mannheim to Forbach.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Forbach. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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