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There are 10 ways to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 52m

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

$100 - $145

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Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim Hbf to Rotterdam

$55 - $80

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Train via Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$106 - $151

Train, bus  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coblenz to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N93

$61 - $94

Drive  •  4h 24m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Rotterdam 298.9 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 13m

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

$88 - $304

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 44m

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

$141 - $382

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 11m

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

$86 - $316

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 54m

  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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$106 - $309

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 21m

  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 Schiphol (AMS) SXB - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$137 - $517

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 270€ and takes 4h 13m.

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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 8h 50m.

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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 4h 52m.

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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 4h 52m and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m 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 4h 52m and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 243.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

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

You can take a train from Mannheim to Rotterdam via Utrecht Centraal in around 4h 52m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Mannheim to Rotterdam twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 8h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
3h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
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
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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 Coblenz to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Mannheim to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Rotterdam is 478 km. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Mannheim to Rotterdam.

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Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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