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There are 4 ways to get from Mannheim to Rainau by train, car or plane

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Train via Aalen Hbf  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof 11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Aalen Hauptbahnhof Rb13 / ...

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Train, fly  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt to Schwabsberg

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Train  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwabsberg Re

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Rainau 193.4 km

Mannheim to Rainau by train

The train journey time between Mannheim and Rainau is around 3h 17m and covers a distance of around 191 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 37m. The fastest train normally takes 2h 21m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), Go-Ahead Verkehrsgesellschaft Deutschland mbH and others, the Mannheim to Rainau train service departs from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Schwabsberg. Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 39m
Layover time:
1h 37m
Total time:
3h 17m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 21m
Train distance:
191 km
Trains per week:
63
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:31
Last train departs at:
22:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mannheim to Rainau train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Rainau is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Rainau is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Rainau. However, there are services departing from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Schwabsberg via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof and Aalen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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It is 137 km from Mannheim to Rainau. It is approximately 193.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Rainau without a car is to train via Aalen Hbf which takes 2h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Mannheim to Rainau, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Rainau train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Mannheim to Rainau train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), arrive at Aalen Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Rainau is 193 km. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Mannheim to Rainau.

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  • Distance: 137 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

You can take a train from Mannheim to Rainau via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, Aalen Hauptbahnhof, and Aalen Hbf in around 2h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Aalen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Aalen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Bad Cannstatt to Schwabsberg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Go-Ahead Verkehrsgesellschaft Deutschland mbH
Phone
+49 (0) 30 208 98 62-0
Email
deutschland@goahead-de.com
Website
go-ahead-bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Aalen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go-Ahead Verkehrsgesellschaft Deutschland mbH
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwabsberg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Train from Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt to Schwabsberg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW

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