There are 5 ways to get from Mannheim to Geneva by train, bus, night bus or car

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  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$144 - $245

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 15 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 Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere Rj

$21 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 9 min

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

$73 - $103

Night bus  •  8 h

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

$30 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Geneva 316.2 miles

$65 - $100

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

You can take a train from Mannheim to Geneva via Basel SBB and Olten in around 5 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Geneva via Karlsruhe and Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang in around 9 h 15 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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 Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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 Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mannheim to Geneva?

The distance between Mannheim and Geneva is 404 km. The road distance is 506 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Geneva is to bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Geneva is to drive which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

Is there a direct train between Mannheim and Geneva?

No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Genève via Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

Is there a direct bus between Mannheim and Geneva?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Geneva. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Mannheim to Geneva, including transfers.