There are 12 ways to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Utrecht Centraal ICE International
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$101 - $148

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Bus, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Utrecht N94
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity

$36 - $62

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Train via Köln Hbf  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$107 - $163

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim Hbf to Rotterdam

$55 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Rotterdam 298.9 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam (AMS) FRA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$88 - $305

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  4 h 44 min

  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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$137 - $348

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$142 - $377

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam (AMS) STR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$87 - $314

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 24 min

  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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$142 - $345

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly to Amsterdam  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Amsterdam (AMS) LUX - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$129 - $364

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Amsterdam (AMS) SXB - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$131 - $517

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Rotterdam. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Rotterdam is 390 km. The road distance is 478.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Mannheim to Rotterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Rotterdam station.

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  • Distance: 243.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Rotterdam via Utrecht Centraal in around 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Mannheim to Rotterdam twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Bus operators
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 Utrecht
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu

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