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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

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

$85 - $140

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim to Zurich Ouibus / ...

$13 - $35

6 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$93 - $156

Night train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$30 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Zürich 212.1 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich  •  2 h 59 min

  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  •  3 h 28 min

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

$90 - $261

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  3 h 54 min

  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

$125 - $366

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Zürich is to bus which costs 11€ - 30€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 270€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Zürich is 236 km. The road distance is 339.4 km.

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The train from Mannheim Hbf to Zürich HB takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mannheim and arriving at Zurich. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart every four hours, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Mannheim to Zürich every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. FlixBus also services this route 5 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mannheim to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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