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There are 9 ways to get from Mannheim to Schaffhausen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen Ire

$74 - $151

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Singen MarinoBus / ...

$12 - $25

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen Ic

$73 - $110

Night bus, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Tübingen N177
  2. Take the bus from Tübingen to Schaffhausen 124

$18 - $32

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Schaffhausen 173.8 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$129 - $324

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$102 - $286

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  3. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen

$124 - $359

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

$130 - $366

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Schaffhausen is to bus which costs 10€ - 22€ and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Mannheim and arriving at Schaffhausen via Singen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Schaffhausen via Basel Bad Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Schaffhausen is 200 km. The road distance is 278.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Schaffhausen without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs 60€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Mannheim to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Schaffhausen is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs 60€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 22€ and takes 6h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Schaffhausen.
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  • Distance: 124.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Schaffhausen via Basel Bad Bf in around 3h 32m. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Mannheim to Schaffhausen once daily. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 4h 35m. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
bahn.de
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 Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Mannheim to Singen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mannheim to Singen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Tübingen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Tübingen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Mannheim to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Schaffhausen is 278 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Mannheim to Schaffhausen.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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