How to travel from Dortmund to Mannheim

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from Dortmund to Mannheim

You can get from Dortmund to Mannheim by train, bus or flight.

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Travel from Dortmund to Mannheim
Travel to Mannheim easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dortmund to Mannheim.
How do I go from Dortmund to Mannheim?

There are 2 travel options from Dortmund to Mannheim: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Dortmund to Mannheim?

The cheapest way to go to Mannheim from Dortmund is by taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mannheim:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $22 (€18) from Dortmund to Mannheim.

What is the quickest way from Dortmund to Mannheim?

The fastest way from Dortmund to Mannheim is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 49 min.

There are alternative travel options to Mannheim that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is Mannheim from Dortmund?

You should expect to travel around 146 miles (235 km) between Dortmund and Mannheim.

How many services a day are there between Dortmund and Mannheim?

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Mannheim is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Mannheim from Dortmund as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Dortmund and in Mannheim?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dortmund to Mannheim:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Mannheim Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Dortmund to Mannheim?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dortmund to Mannheim, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Mannheim. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Dortmund to Mannheim tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Mannheim by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Mannheim for $22 (€18).
Is there a direct service to Mannheim from Dortmund?

Yes, there are direct services available from Dortmund to Mannheim with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Mannheim as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Mannheim from Dortmund.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Dortmund to Mannheim?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Dortmund to Mannheim often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dortmund and Mannheim itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Mannheim and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Dortmund to Mannheim online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dortmund to Mannheim, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $22 (€18) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $22 (€18) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dortmund to Mannheim online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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