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There are 6 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, plane or towncar

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Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf S23 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

14€ - 66€

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Bus and ferry  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Mannheim

4€ - 7€

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Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Mannheim central bus station N177 / ...

30€ - 50€

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim 139.1 km

15€ - 22€

Fly, train  •  1h 37m

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

82€ - 313€

Towncar  •  1h 21m

  1. Take a town car from Stuttgart Airport to Mannheim 139.1 km

Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim by trains

The train journey time between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Mannheim is around 1h 28m and covers a distance of around 125 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 10m. Operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) and others, the Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim train service departs from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe and arrives in Mannheim Hbf. Typically 249 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 28m
Fastest train time:
1h 10m
Trains per week:
249
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:08
Last train departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim train schedules

Stuttgart Airport (STR) → Mannheim
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The cost-effective way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim is to bus and ferry, which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim is to train which costs 14€ - 70€ and takes 1h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Mannheim. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 17m.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Mannheim is 103 km. The road distance is 139.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs 14€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 1h 17m to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal station.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, depart from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs 14€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim.
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  • Distance: 103.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Mannheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim via Stuttgart Hbf in around 1h 17m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a vehicle from Stuttgart Airport to Mannheim twice a week. Tickets cost 4€ - 7€ and the journey takes 2h 9m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Train operators
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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)
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
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
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
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 a week
Estimated price
16€ - 22€
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€
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Mannheim central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
10€ - 15€
Premium
12€ - 18€
Family&friends
14€ - 21€
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
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 Stuttgart - Airport to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Karat-S
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Stuttgart Airport to Mannheim

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mannheim central bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim is 139 km. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Mannheim.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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