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There are 7 ways to get from Mannheim to Swiss Life by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Zürich HB Ice / ...

$87 - $139

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Bus  •  6h 50m

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

$30 - $60

5 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$75 - $157

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Swiss Life 211.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich  •  2h 53m

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

$118 - $312

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich  •  3h 21m

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

$91 - $267

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  4h 19m

  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 SBB to Zürich HB

$126 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Swiss Life is to bus which costs 25€ - 55€ and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Swiss Life is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 2h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Swiss Life. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Zürich Enge via Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Swiss Life is 236 km. The road distance is 338.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Swiss Life without a car is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Mannheim to Swiss Life, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Swiss Life is to train which takes 3h 41m and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 55€ and takes 6h 50m.

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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 Swiss Life train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Swiss Life.
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  • Distance: 147.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Swiss Life, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Swiss Life every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 3h 22m. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Mannheim to Swiss Life once daily. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 5h 45m. 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 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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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 Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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 SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Winterthur
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
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 Winterthur
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Swiss Life is 339 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Mannheim to Swiss Life.

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

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There are 525+ hotels available in Swiss Life. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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