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There are 8 ways to get from Mannheim to Thun by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Thun Ec / ...

$100 - $170

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Thun 322

$22 - $40

6 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Thun Ice / ...

$91 - $157

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Olten Ec
  2. Take the train from Olten to Thun Ice / ...

$79 - $132

Drive  •  3h 28m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Thun 234.9 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  4h 24m

  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 Thun

$140 - $379

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 56m

  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 Thun

$157 - $379

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 24m

  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 Thun

$130 - $341

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Thun is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Thun is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB and arriving at Thun. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Thun. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Thun is 311 km. The road distance is 375.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Thun without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs 85€ - 150€.

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The train from Mannheim Hbf to Thun takes 3h 46m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Thun is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs 85€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Thun.
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  • Distance: 194.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Thun 5 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 3h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mannheim to Thun 4 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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
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 Thun
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
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
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
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Basel Sbb to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Thun
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Thun
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Thun is 376 km. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Mannheim to Thun.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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