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

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Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Pilsen, CAN RegioJet

$14 - $18

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Hbf to Plzen

$51 - $77

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  4. Take the train from Schwandorf to Plzen

$98 - $154

Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Nürnberg ZOB
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf Re
  3. Take the train from Schwandorf to Plzen

$87 - $129

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Pilsen 262.6 miles

$55 - $80

Train, fly, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Prague (PRG) FRA - PRG
  3. Take the bus from Prague, Prague Zličín to Plzeň, Pilsen

$82 - $254

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 and arriving at Pilsen, CAN. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Pilsen. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Plzen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf and Schwandorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Pilsen is 355 km. The road distance is 420.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Pilsen without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Pilsen, CAN takes 5 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Pilsen is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Mannheim to Pilsen bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Pilsen, CAN station.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Pilsen.
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  • Distance: 221.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Pilsen, Czech Republic?

RegioJet operates a bus from Mannheim to Pilsen once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mannheim to Pilsen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Schwandorf in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf (Busbahnhof) to Nürnberg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Schwandorf to Plzen
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cd.cz
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 Pilsen, CAN
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Heidelberg Hbf to Plzen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Prague, Prague Zličín to Plzeň, Pilsen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Mannheim to Pilsen train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Plzen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Pilsen is 420 km. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Mannheim to Pilsen.

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CSA and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Prague Airport.

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