How to get from Aachen to Mannheim by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Aachen to Mannheim is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||138 miles (222 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$32 - $34|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $32 (€29) • 6 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $34 (€31) • 4 h 11 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 138 miles (222 km) by bus or train between Aachen and Mannheim. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Aachen to Mannheim.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $28 (€25). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Aachen to Mannheim travel.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
You can get to Mannheim from Aachen 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Mannheim is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $32 (€29) compared to other travel options to Mannheim:
Taking a bus costs $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $34 (€31).
The fastest way to get to Mannheim from Aachen is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 11 min.
Other travel options to Mannheim take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 6 h 55 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 138 miles (222 km) between Aachen and Mannheim.
The average frequency per day from Aachen to Mannheim is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Mannheim from Aachen as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Aachen to Mannheim:
The following travel companies offer services from Aachen to Mannheim: