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There are 12 ways to get from Mannheim to Swansea by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Gare de l'Est  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

$297 - $615

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Bus  •  18h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station N36
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station M10

$55 - $107

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Train  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

$265 - $537

Bus, night bus, train  •  26h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station E01 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
  3. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Northville, Trussel Road M7 / ...
  4. Take the train from Cwmbran to Swansea

$123 - $215

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  11h 14m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Swansea

$348 - $477

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 45m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Swansea

$163 - $241

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bristol (BRS) FRA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

$162 - $466

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Cardiff, train  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cardiff (CWL) FRA - CWL
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea

$201 - $619

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Birmingham, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Birmingham (BHX) FRA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  4. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

$180 - $459

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

$208 - $524

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Manchester, train  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Manchester (MAN) FRA - MAN
  3. Take the train from Wilmslow to Swansea

$173 - $417

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Birmingham, train  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Birmingham (BHX) STR - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  4. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

$178 - $401

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Swansea is to bus which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 18h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Swansea is to train and fly which costs 140€ - 410€ and takes 7h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim to Swansea station. However, there are services departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Swansea Bus Station via Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 20m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Swansea is 907 km.

The best way to get from Mannheim to Swansea without a car is to train which takes 10h 49m and costs 250€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 10h 49m to get from Mannheim to Swansea, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Swansea is to train which takes 10h 49m and costs 250€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 95€ and takes 18h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Mannheim to Swansea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 566.8 miles
  • Duration: 10h 49m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Swansea, Wales?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Swansea via Karlsruhe Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 10h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Swansea via Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, London, Victoria Green Line Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 18h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,500
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cardiff via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 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 Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
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 Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cwmbran to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Wilmslow to Swansea
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $190
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
regiojet.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Swansea, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
Megabus UK
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Northville, Trussel Road
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
Megabus UK
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Crnja Tours
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Mannheim to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Website
Marino Autolinee
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Mannheim Central Bus Station to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Karat-S
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Manheim to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
arriva.cz
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Swansea is 1h behind Mannheim. It is currently 12:58 AM in Mannheim and 11:58 PM in Swansea.

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