Coaches from Marseille to Mannheim

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Marseille - Mannheim Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity coaches per day from Marseille to Mannheim. Traveling by coach from Marseille to Mannheim usually takes around 18 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 16 hours,

Distance452 mi (728 km)
Shortest duration16h 0m
Cheapest price£33.34
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines2

What coach companies travel from Marseille to Mannheim?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Marseille to Mannheim that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 7 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus218h 19m£79.00
FlixBus718h 3m£80.57
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Marseille and Mannheim, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity coach companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 7 trips from Marseille to Mannheim, and usually makes the trip in about 18 hours and 3 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Marseille to Mannheim during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Marseille to Mannheim?

The coach takes an average of 18 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 452 miles from Marseille to Mannheim. However, the fastest coach only takes 16 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from Marseille to Mannheim at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Marseille?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Marseille to Mannheim, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled coaches that travel from Marseille to Mannheim every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Marseille to Mannheim; ticket prices start at £115.67.

City Information

Marseille

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Marseille is the oldest city in France and the second-largest city after Paris. Although this ancient port town may seem lacking glamour and sophistication, Marseille makes up for this through its cultural depth and rich history.

One of the most popular attractions in Marseille is the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. This 19th-century cathedral sits on a hill overlooking the city and can be reached either by regular buses or on foot. If you make the climb, your rewards will be impressive views of Marseille and an awe-inspiring mosaic interior. Thanks to a recent cultural renaissance, Marseille is also home to many new museums and galleries. The Musée d'Histoire de Marseille guides you through the city's rich maritime history and includes exhibitions on the cathedral's construction. The Mucem, or Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean, is an award-winning modern institution devoted to regional history.

After a day of exploring the city, spend a relaxing evening on one of the nearby picturesque Mediterranean beaches, or wander through the Vieux Port for exceptional photo opportunities and authentic local seafood restaurants.

Marseille is easily accessible via plane, train, coach, or sea. Marseille-Provence International Airport is only 30km from the city, with many shuttle services offering direct transfer. TGV services connect Marseille by rail to cities across the country and to Spain, as well. Eurolines and other coaches cover routes from Marseille to Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Genoa, and more.

Mannheim

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Mannheim is located at the confluence of the Rhine and the Neckar Rivers in the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg. Some travellers are intimidated by the factories surrounding Mannheim, but don't overlook this unique destination. Mannheim is an excellent place to discover fantastic museums, amazing retail therapy, and scenic parks and squares.

Mannheim differs from most other German cities in its layout. The city is arranged in a grid pattern with individual quadrants. The unusual layout of the city originated in 1606, centring the Friedrichsburg fortress, now the Mannheim Palace, which is one of the largest palaces in Europe. This elaborate palace houses the University of Mannheim and treats students to royal surroundings.

Mannheim is known for its industry and innovation. For example, Mannheim is the city where Karl Drais built the world's first bicycle and where Karl Benz (as in, Mercedes-Benz) constructed the first automobile with an internal combustion engine. The Romanesque Wasserturm, or water tower, is another feat of German engineering, and visitors can walk through the surrounding rose gardens and discover the tower's many sculptures.

Mannheim can be accessed by train, road, or air. Frankfurt International Airport is easily accessible by a high-speed shuttle bus, while Mannheim Hauptbahnhof offers ICE, IC, and regional train access. Sindbad, FlixBus, and many more coach lines serve Mannheim with routes to cities including Munich, Essen, and Frankfurt.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Marseille?

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Main departure station: Arenc

Arenc Euroméditerranée is a train station near Marseille's waterfront. Trains run below street level, and passengers can reach platforms via staircases on boulevard Mirabeau and rue Jean-Gaspard-Vence. The train station connects to Marseille's tram service on line 3. Coaches also run to the area, but because the streets are one-way, coaches board on two different streets. Northbound coaches stop on Rue Peyssonnel, and southbound coaches stop closer to the tram on Boulevard de Paris. These include local buses and intercity coaches operated by FlixBus. The station does not offer amenities, but its central location means plenty of dining options and hotels are nearby.

All coach stations in Marseille:

  • Arenc

  • St. Charles Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Mannheim?

Main arrival station: Central Station

All coaches from Marseille arrive at one main station in Mannheim.

Coach stations in Mannheim:

  • Central Station

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