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Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

22€ - 82€

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Train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the train from Rastatt to Ludwigshafen(Rhein) Mitte Re

13€ - 19€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rastatt Bahnhof Ost to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd Sev S7/S71
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Mannheim central bus station 027 / ...

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Rastatt to Mannheim 90.4 km

9€ - 15€

Rastatt to Mannheim by train

The train journey time between Rastatt and Mannheim is around 1h 10m and covers a distance of around 80 km. The fastest train normally takes 44 min. Operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH and others, the Rastatt to Mannheim train service departs from Rastatt and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 257 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 10m
Fastest train time:
44 min
Trains per week:
257
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:22
Last train departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rastatt to Mannheim train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Rastatt → Mannheim
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The cheapest way to get from Rastatt to Mannheim is to drive which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 54 min.

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The fastest way to get from Rastatt to Mannheim is to train via Karlsruhe Hbf which takes 43 min and costs 22€ - 85€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rastatt to Mannheim station. However, there are services departing from Rastatt Bahnhof Ost and arriving at Mannheim central bus station via Karlsruhe central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rastatt and arriving at Ludwigshafen(Rhein) Mitte. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Rastatt and Mannheim is 73 km. The road distance is 90.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rastatt to Mannheim without a car is to train via Karlsruhe Hbf which takes 43 min and costs 22€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Rastatt to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Rastatt to Mannheim bus services, operated by Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH, depart from Rastatt Bahnhof Ost station.

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Rastatt to Mannheim train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, depart from Rastatt station.

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The best way to get from Rastatt to Mannheim is to train via Karlsruhe Hbf which takes 43 min and costs 22€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Rastatt to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 72.6 km
  • Duration: 43 min

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

You can take a train from Rastatt to Mannheim via Karlsruhe Hbf in around 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rastatt to Mannheim via Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd and Karlsruhe central train station in around 2h 30m.

Train operators
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rastatt to Ludwigshafen(Rhein) Mitte
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
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 Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
21€ - 28€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Bus operators
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Bus from Rastatt Bahnhof Ost to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
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 Karlsruhe central train station to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Karlsruhe Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Crnja Tours
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
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Nomago
Economy
8€ - 12€
Premium
10€ - 15€
Family&friends
12€ - 17€
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 Karlsruhe to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Karlsruhe Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Karat-S
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Karlsruhe to Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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

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

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