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There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Mannheim by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h

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

$70 - $100

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Bus Marino Autolinee  •  6 h 47 min

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

$15 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N952 / ...

$19 - $75

Rideshare  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Mannheim 217.3 miles

$16 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Mannheim 216.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 39 min

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

$106 - $260

Subway, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Stuttgart (STR) MUC - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

$115 - $281

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Mannheim is to bus which costs 13€ - 26€ and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Mannheim is to train which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Mannheim Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Munich and Mannheim is 273 km. The road distance is 347 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs 60€ - 90€.

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The train from München Hbf to Mannheim Hbf takes 3 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Mannheim is to train which takes 3 h and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 170.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Mannheim, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Mannheim hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Mannheim every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Leipzig
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
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 München Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Mannheim - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Munchen to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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 Munich to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Mannheim is 347 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Munich to Mannheim.

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

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There are 609+ hotels available in Mannheim. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Munich and Mannheim. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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