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There are 5 ways to get from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€110 - €196

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Bus  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Mannheim central bus station N177 / ...

€24 - €32

3 alternative options

Train via Karlsruhe  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Ludwigshafen(Rhein) Mitte Re

€73 - €153

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim 351.1 km

€35 - €55

Train, fly  •  4h 40m

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

€88 - €203

Mettmenstetten to Mannheim by train

The train journey time between Mettmenstetten and Mannheim is around 4h 1m and covers a distance of around 370 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 56m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Mettmenstetten to Mannheim train service departs from Mettmenstetten and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 1m
Fastest train time:
3h 56m
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€75
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:18
Last train departs at:
18:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mettmenstetten to Mannheim train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mannheim is 116 117.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 35 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Mettmenstetten and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Mettmenstetten and Mannheim is 250 km. The road distance is 351.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Mettmenstetten to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 26 - SFr 35 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Mettmenstetten to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 249.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Mannheim Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €60 - €90 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Bus Station to Mannheim central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost €19 - €24 and the journey takes 6h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €30
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mettmenstetten to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Ludwigshafen(Rhein) Mitte
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Mettmenstetten to Mannheim is 351 km. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Mettmenstetten to Mannheim.

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