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Cologne to Mannheim by bus

The journey from Cologne to Mannheim by bus is 120.24 mi and takes 7 hr 48 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:15 AM and the last at 11:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Mannheim by bus for as little as $12.21 or as much as $186.95. The best price for this journey is $12.21.

Lowest Price$12.21
Journey Duration7 hr 48 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$12.21
Highest Price$186.95
First Departure2:15 AM
Last Departure11:25 PM
Distance120.24 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalMannheim
CarriersFlixBus, FlixBus Italia S.r.l.More

Cologne to Mannheim Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Cologne to Mannheim?

On average, a bus ticket from Cologne to Mannheim will cost you $43.33. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $12.21. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Cologne to Mannheim, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $43.33. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Cologne to Mannheim by bus?

With a distance of 120.24 mi between Cologne and Mannheim, it will usually take 7 hr 48 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 7 hr 48 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Cologne and Mannheim is around 120.24 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 7 hr 48 min. However, the fastest routes between Cologne and Mannheim take 2 hr 45 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

How many times a day do journeys run from Cologne to Mannheim?

On average, there are 9 daily departures from Cologne to Mannheim. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 5 departures from Cologne which travel directly to Mannheim. There are 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Mannheim. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Mannheim
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Mannheim.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Mannheim, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Mannheim.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Cologne - Mannheim bus tickets can be found for as low as $17.62 if you’re lucky, or $21.54 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $25.95.

Find the best day to travel to Mannheim by bus

When travelling to Mannheim by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Mannheim

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Cologne to Mannheim.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board FlixBus, FlixTrain and BlaBlaCar Bus from Cologne to Mannheim
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Mannheim by bus.
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Cologne to Mannheim CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
13.55kg
Bus
14.51kg
Flight
38.7kg
Car
30.96kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Mannheim?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Mannheim is $43.33. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $12.21.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Mannheim?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Mannheim is $12.21. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Mannheim by bus?
Cologne to Mannheim is 120.24 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Mannheim take?
Cologne to Mannheim is on average 7 hr 48 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 45 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Mannheim?
The bus journey from Cologne to Mannheim is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, FlixBus Italia S.r.l., FlixTrain, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus DACH GmbH.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Mannheim?
Cologne to Mannheim has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Mannheim leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Mannheim departs at 2:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cologne to Mannheim depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Mannheim departs at 11:25 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Mannheim in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $12.21 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cologne to Mannheim?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Mannheim.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Mannheim by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Mannheim is 2 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Mannheim?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Mannheim.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Mannheim by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Mannheim creates 14.51kg of CO2 emissions.

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