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There are 8 ways to get from Varna to Mannheim by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Varna to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 48m

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

107€ - 297€

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Train  •  33h 21m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Ruse - Tovarna Re
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Videle
  3. Take the train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf Rj

74€ - 125€

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Fly Varna to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 4m

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

130€ - 674€

Shuttle to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  9h 21m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Frankfurt (FRA) OTP - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

174€ - 338€

Shuttle to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Stuttgart (STR) OTP - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

207€ - 525€

Bus via Bucharest  •  31h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to București
  2. Take the bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Mannheim

96€ - 123€

Bus  •  36h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station Varna - Dortmund / ...

95€ - 130€

Drive  •  20h 40m

  1. Drive from Varna to Mannheim 2120.2 km

220€ - 340€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mannheim is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mannheim is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mannheim is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Bulgaria from Germany.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Mannheim is to bus via Bucharest which costs $110 - $150 and takes 31h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Mannheim is to fly and train which costs $130 - $370 and takes 5h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna Central Bus Station station and arriving at Mannheim Central Bus Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Mannheim. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Mannheim Hbf via Ruse, Videle and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 21m.

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It is 1641 km from Varna to Mannheim. It is approximately 2120.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Varna to Mannheim without a car is to bus via Bucharest which takes 31h 51m and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Varna to Mannheim, including transfers.

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Varna to Mannheim bus services, operated by Karat-S, depart from Varna Central Bus Station.

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Varna to Mannheim train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Mannheim is to bus via Bucharest which takes 31h 51m and costs $110 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $160 and takes 33h 21m.

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  • Distance: 1641.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 48m

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Mannheim, Germany?

You can take a bus from Varna to Mannheim via București, Piata Unirii, Păcii, and Bucureşti - Militari in around 31h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varna to Mannheim via Ruse - Tovarna, Ruse, Videle, and Budapest-Keleti in around 33h 21m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 850€
Flights from Varna to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 550€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 1400€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 550€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 500€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1200€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Varna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Flights from Varna to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Varna to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 650€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 210€
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Stuttgart via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
95€ - 260€
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Frankfurt via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 310€
Voyage Air
Website
voyageair.bg
Flights from Varna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
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
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
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
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€
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
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
1h
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
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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)
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
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Ruse - Tovarna
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
5€ - 7€
1st Class
6€ - 8€
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Ruse to Videle
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 7€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1€ - 3€
1st Class
6€ - 7€
Train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
17€ - 22€
1st Class
44€ - 50€
Bus operators
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
110€ - 140€
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Atlas Taxi
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Varna to București
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 28€
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Amring
Phone
+4-0269-238.788
Website
amring.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti - Militari to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Schedules at
amring.autogari.ro
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Mannheim Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Varna to Mannheim bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Mannheim Central Bus Station.

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Mannheim is 1h behind Varna. It is currently 7:24 PM in Varna and 6:24 PM in Mannheim.

Varna to Mannheim train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Mannheim is 2120 km. It takes approximately 20h 40m to drive from Varna to Mannheim.

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Austrian Airlines, Edelweiss Air, Bulgaria Air and Lufthansa offer flights from Varna Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 377+ hotels available in Mannheim. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to shuttle which takes 12 min and costs $7 - $10.

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