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

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 to Frankfurt, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) FRA - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

$104 - $292

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Bus Amring  •  27 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Piteşti to București
  3. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

$94 - $124

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) STR - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

$102 - $237

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Varna, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Varna (VAR) FRA - VAR
  3. Take the train from Beloslav to Ruse - Tovarna

$128 - $285

Train to Munich, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) MUC - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

$146 - $355

Train, bus  •  24 h 32 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 Amberg Re / ...
  4. Take the bus from Amberg to Bucharest
  5. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

Train, EuroNight, bus  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2) Wb
  4. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic
  6. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

$169 - $314

Bus, night bus  •  32 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1925
  2. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse 1940

$109 - $180

Bus Eurolines FR  •  45 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Ruse

$225 - $333

Drive  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Ruse 1165.6 miles

$240 - $360

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Ruse. However, there are services departing from Mannheim and arriving at Giurgiu via Piteşti and Bucuresti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 14 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Ruse is 1470 km. The road distance is 1864.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Ruse without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Mannheim to Ruse, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Ruse bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Mannheim to Ruse bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ruse, Ruse station.

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Ruse is 1 h ahead of Mannheim. It is currently 5:39 PM in Mannheim and 6:39 PM in Ruse.

Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Ruse is 1865 km. It takes approximately 18 h 50 min to drive from Mannheim to Ruse.

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Tarom, Adria Airways, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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  • Distance: 919 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Ruse, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Mannheim to Ruse via Piteşti, București, and Bucuresti in around 27 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Sibiu
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Munich to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $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 Amberg
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7
Business
$11 - $12
Premium
$17 - $22
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
cd.cz
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bus operators
Nelmatour
Phone
+4-0743-337.546
Website
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Omerta Impex
Phone
+4-0723-274.620
Website
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Leon trans
Phone
+4-0722.341.429
Website
leontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
leontrans.autogari.ro
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Amberg to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
18 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Mannheim to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Piteşti to București
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fany.ro
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 Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
28 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Mannheim to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Ruse
Ave. Duration
35 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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