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Journey Information

Munich to Mannheim bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$13.95
Shortest Duration4h 25m
Trips per day19
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Munich to Mannheim right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Does the bus take you directly from Munich to Mannheim?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Munich to Mannheim. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Munich to Mannheim?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $18.63 was the low point for bus fares from Munich to Mannheim. Buses from Mannheim to Munich are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $18.63 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 8 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $3.12 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 170 miles (273 kilometers) from Munich, BY to Mannheim, BW. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Mannheim. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 bus 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 buses leave Munich?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Munich to Mannheim, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 19 scheduled buses that travel from Munich to Mannheim every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Munich to Mannheim; ticket prices start at $61.86.

What bus companies travel from Munich to Mannheim?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Munich, Bavaria to Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 12 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus125h 7m$20.89
Ouibus116h 21m$16.51

Where does the bus leave from in Munich?

Most buses depart from the main station in Munich, Bavaria:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Hackerbrücke
  • Fröttmaning

Where does the bus arrive in Mannheim?

All buses from Munich arrive at one main station in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg:

  • Central Station

Price trends for buses from Munich to Mannheim

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