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There are 4 ways to get from Pirmasens to Mannheim by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
  2. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
  2. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Pirmasens to Mannheim

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The cheapest way to get from Pirmasens to Mannheim is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Pirmasens to Mannheim is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pirmasens to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof via Kaiserslautern, Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pirmasens to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Kaiserslautern Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Pirmasens and Mannheim is 70 km. The road distance is 92.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pirmasens to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs €16 - €45.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Pirmasens to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Pirmasens to Mannheim bus services, operated by Bus SEV, depart from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Pirmasens to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Pirmasens to Mannheim is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs €16 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Pirmasens to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 70.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

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

You can take a train from Pirmasens to Mannheim via Kaiserslautern Hbf in around 1h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pirmasens to Mannheim via Kaiserslautern, Hbf in around 2h 59m.

Train operators
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Bus
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 Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Süwex
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Bus operators
Bus SEV
Phone
+49 69 24248024
Website
rmv.de
Bus from Pirmasens, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Bus SEV
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Kaiserslautern Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Union Ivkoni

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

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Pirmasens to Mannheim train services, operated by DB Bus, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pirmasens to Mannheim is 93 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Pirmasens to Mannheim.

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