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There are 6 ways to get from Mannheim to Liège by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Liege-Guillemins Ice

€65 - €104

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Train, night train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Mainz Hbf to Liege-Guillemins Nj

€36 - €88

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim central bus station to Düsseldorf central bus station 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Liège Guillemins 180

€47 - €63

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Liège 338.8 km

€35 - €55

Train, fly to Brussels  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins

€77 - €232

Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
  4. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Liege-Guillemins

€111 - €383

Mannheim to Liège by train

The train journey time between Mannheim and Liège is around 2h 44m and covers a distance of around 357 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 39m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and Railjet, the Mannheim to Liège train service departs from Mannheim Hbf and arrives in Liege-Guillemins. Typically 50 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 44m
Fastest train time:
2h 39m
Trains per week:
50
Cheapest price:
€71
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:05
Last train departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mannheim to Liège train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Liège is to train and night train which costs €35 - €90 and takes 6h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Mannheim to Liège is to drive which takes 2h 59m and costs €35 - €55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim station to Liège. However, there are services departing from Mannheim central bus station and arriving at Liège Guillemins via Düsseldorf central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Liège. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Liege-Guillemins via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Liège is 243 km. The road distance is 338.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Liège without a car is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €65 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 31m to get from Mannheim to Liège, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Liège bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mannheim central bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Liège is to train which takes 3h 31m and costs €65 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 7h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Liège.
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  • Distance: 242.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 31m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Liège, Belgium?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Liège via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 3h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Liège via Düsseldorf central bus station in around 7h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €85
Train from Aachen Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
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 central bus station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Dusseldorf Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Karat-S

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