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There are 5 ways to get from Mannheim to Pilsen by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus RegioJet  •  5h 20m

  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  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Hbf to Plzen

$51 - $77

Train  •  7h 50m

  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 hl.n. Ex

$112 - $174

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Pilsen 262.6 miles

$55 - $80

Train, fly, bus  •  5h 41m

  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, Plzeň

$82 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Pilsen is to bus which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Pilsen is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 44m.

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

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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 hl.n. via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf and Schwandorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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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 5h 20m and costs 12€ - 16€.

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The bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Pilsen, CAN takes 5h 20m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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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 5h 20m and costs 12€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 160€ and takes 7h 50m.

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  • Distance: 221.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Mannheim to Pilsen twice a week. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Mannheim to Pilsen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Schwandorf in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Frankfurt to Prague
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Schwandorf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Schwandorf to Plzen hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
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
39m
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
47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
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
5h 45m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague Zličín to Plzeň, Plzeň
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Mannheim to Pilsen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Plzen hl.n. station.

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