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There are 4 ways to get from Mannheim to Saarbrücken by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf Re / ...

17€ - 40€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse RegioJet

4€ - 6€

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the rideshare from Mannheim to Saarbrücken 84.2 miles

4€ - 11€

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Saarbrücken 83.4 miles

15€ - 22€

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Saarbrücken is to bus which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Saarbrücken is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 and arriving at Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Saarbruecken Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Saarbrücken is 109 km. The road distance is 133.4 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Saarbrücken without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs 17€ - 40€.

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The train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf takes 1h 36m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Mannheim to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 station.

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Saarbrücken is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs 17€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Saarbrücken.
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  • Distance: 68.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Saarbrücken hourly. Tickets cost 28€ - 40€ and the journey takes 1h 36m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Mannheim to Saarbrücken twice a week. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.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 Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Mannheim to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 11€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Mannheim to Saarbrücken bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse station.

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Mannheim to Saarbrücken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Saarbruecken Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Saarbrücken is 133 km. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Mannheim to Saarbrücken.

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There are 322+ hotels available in Saarbrücken. Prices start at 46€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Mannheim and Saarbrücken. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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