How to travel from Zurich to Mannheim

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from Zurich to Mannheim

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

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To get from Zurich to Mannheim on Dec 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:37AMZürich HB4h13 10:50AMMannheim Hbf
1 transfer
451One-way
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08:07PMZürich HB5h33 01:40AMMannheim Hbf
5 transfers
311One-way
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06:59PMZürich HB3h25 10:24PMMannheim Hbf
1 transfer
561One-way
11:08AMZürich HB3h29 02:37PMMannheim Hbf
1 transfer
611One-way
10:59AMZürich HB3h38 02:37PMMannheim Hbf
0 transfers
611One-way

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Travel Information from Zurich to Mannheim

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $62
fastestFastest modeTrain • $62 (€56) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 146 miles (236 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Mannheim from Zurich. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Zurich to Mannheim.

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FAQs

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Mannheim, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Mannheim if traveling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Mannheim, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Mannheim from Zurich.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Mannheim restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Mannheim?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Mannheim closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Mannheim from Zurich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Mannheim from Zurich is by taking a flight, which costs on average $4 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mannheim:

A flight is generally $18 (€16) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $22 (€20) from Zurich to Mannheim.

A flight is generally $58 (€52) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $62 (€56) from Zurich to Mannheim.

The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Mannheim is by train, which takes on average 3 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Mannheim is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 11 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Zurich Airport to Mannheim City Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Mannheim:

  • You can take a bus from Zurich to Mannheim with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€20) with Flixbus from Zurich to Mannheim.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Mannheim with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $62 (€56) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Mannheim.

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

  • You'll find 2 direct buses per day with Flixbus.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) with 6 direct trains per day.

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 from Zurich to Mannheim.

Your trip from Zurich to Mannheim doesn't have to end in Mannheim. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Frankfurt am Main. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Frankfurt am Main to your Zurich to Mannheim tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Mannheim today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $22 (€20) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $4 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $62 (€56) one way.

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

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