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from Mannheim to Zurich

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Travel Information to Zurich from Mannheim

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€19) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $35 (€28) • 3 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 146 miles (236 km) by bus or train from Mannheim to Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Mannheim to Zurich.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I’m coming from Mannheim, Germany?

Travel between Mannheim, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Mannheim?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zurich from Mannheim.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Mannheim, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Mannheim, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Mannheim, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Mannheim from Zurich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Mannheim, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Mannheim from Zurich here.

How do I go from Mannheim to Zurich?

There are 2 ways to get from Mannheim to Zurich: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Mannheim to Zurich?

The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Zurich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€19) compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A bus is generally $11 (€9) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $35 (€28) from Mannheim to Zurich.

What is the fastest way to get from Mannheim to Zurich?

The quickest way to travel from Mannheim to Zurich is by train, which takes on average 3 h 27 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 45 min.

What is the distance from Mannheim to Zurich?

The distance is approximately 146 miles (236 km) from Mannheim to Zurich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Mannheim to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Mannheim to Zurich is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Mannheim and Zurich, what are the departure and arrival points in Mannheim and Zurich?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Mannheim to Zurich depart from Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travelers board their train from Mannheim Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Which travel operators can get me to Zurich from Mannheim?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Zurich by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Mannheim to Zurich for $24 (€19).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Mannheim to Zurich for $35 (€28) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Mannheim to Zurich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Mannheim to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Mannheim to Zurich?
Many of our customers traveling from Mannheim to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Mannheim to Zurich online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Mannheim to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $24 (€19) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $35 (€28) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Mannheim to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Mannheim, ZOB, Heinrich-von-Stephan-Straße
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