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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  1h 52m

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

€81 - €211

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Bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the Bus from München to Mannheim

€18 - €26

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  2h 4m

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

€82 - €380

Train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€47 - €109

Bus via Muenchen Hbf  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Mannheim central bus station N948 / ...

€46 - €68

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim 361.7 km

€35 - €60

Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim by train

The train journey time between Munich Airport (MUC) and Mannheim is around 4h 7m and covers a distance of around 383 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 45m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, ÖBB EuroCity and others, the Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim train service departs from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 136 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 7m
Fastest train time:
3h 45m
Train distance:
383 km
Trains per week:
136
Cheapest price:
€47
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:04
Last train departs at:
23:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim train schedules

Munich Airport (MUC) → Mannheim
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The cost-effective way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim is to Bus, which costs €18 - €27 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim is to fly and train which costs €80 - €220 and takes 1h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Munich Airport (MUC) and Mannheim is 273 km. The road distance is 361.7 km.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €45 - €110.

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It takes approximately 1h 52m to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €45 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus via Muenchen Hbf, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 6h 40m.

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

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 273.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 52m

What companies run services between Munich Airport (MUC), Germany and Mannheim, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Muenchen Hbf to Mannheim Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €60 - €90 and the journey takes 3h 4m. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich central bus station to Mannheim central bus station 5 times a day. Tickets cost €19 - €23 and the journey takes 5h 10m. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €550
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
6 times a week
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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Railjet
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich central bus station to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €30
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Nomago
Economy
€16 - €22
Premium
€19 - €26
Family&friends
€22 - €30
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
Crnja Tours
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Munich - Bus station to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Blablabus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Karat-S
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from München to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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