There are 14 ways to get from Mannheim to Hamburg by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$110 - $170

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Rideshare  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Mannheim to Hamburg 353.7 miles

$27 - $40

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Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$119 - $178

Train, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB

$74 - $113

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Hamburg 085 / ...

$30 - $55

Night train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the night train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Nj / ...

$50 - $160

Drive, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Fulda
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$104 - $154

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Hamburg 354.6 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Hamburg  •  2 h 57 min

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

$84 - $285

Fly Mannheim to Hamburg  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Hamburg (HAM) MHG - HAM

$185 - $398

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Hamburg (HAM) STR - HAM

$72 - $240

Train to Saarbrucken, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Hamburg (HAM) SCN - HAM

$164 - $375

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE) FRA - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor

$144 - $359

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$97 - $228

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Hamburg is 467 km. The road distance is 567.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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The train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Hamburg is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Mannheim to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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  • Distance: 291.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mannheim to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Saarbrucken to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Saarbrucken to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Hamburg is 567 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Mannheim to Hamburg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Mannheim to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 688+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Mannheim and Hamburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Mannheim Airport is to line 5 tram which takes 11 min and costs .

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