How to get to Essen from Mannheim

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from Mannheim to Essen

How to get to Essen from Mannheim by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Mannheim to Essen is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Essen from Mannheim

distanceDistance149 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£11 - £74
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 5 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £74 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 149 miles to Essen from Mannheim. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Mannheim to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Mannheim to Essen

Find the best journey to Essen from Mannheim with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Mannheim to Essen travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Mannheim to Essen

      FAQs: Travel to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Mannheim to Essen.

      There are 3 travel options from Mannheim to Essen: train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Essen is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £11 compared to other travel options to Essen:

      Taking a coach costs £63 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £74.

      Taking a coach costs £12 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £22.

      The quickest way to travel between Mannheim and Essen is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes 5 h on average.

      Train takes 3 h 14 min on average.

      The distance from Mannheim to Essen is approximately 149 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Mannheim to Essen is:

      • 4 coaches per day.
      • Around 2 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Mannheim to Essen:

      • Most travellers take a coach from Mannheim, ZOB (Heinrich-Von-Stephan-Straße) to Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
      • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Mannheim to Essen depart from Mannheim Hbf to Essen Hbf.

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

      • You can travel from Mannheim to Essen by coach with BlaBlaCar, Globtour Medjugorjie or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with FlixBus from Mannheim to Essen.
      • You can go to Essen from Mannheim by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £22 with Deutsche Bahn from Mannheim to Essen on Omio.

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

      • Direct coach available with FlixBus 2 direct coaches per day.
      • Direct train available with Deutsche Bahn 2 direct trains per day.

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

      Looking to extend your trip from Mannheim to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Mannheim to Essen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main from Essen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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