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from Mannheim to Essen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Mannheim to Essen on 8 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:36Mannheim Hbf2h22 10:58Essen Hbf
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04:00Mannheim, ZOB15h45 19:45Essen, Hauptbahnhof
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17:36Mannheim Hbf2h22 19:58Essen Hbf
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07:36Mannheim Hbf2h22 09:58Essen Hbf
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18:05Mannheim Hbf2h36 20:41Essen Hbf
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Travel Information to Essen from Mannheim

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 2 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 149 miles (241 km) by coach or train between Mannheim and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Mannheim to Essen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Mannheim to Essen
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.
What are my Mannheim to Essen travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel between Mannheim and Essen including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Essen?

The cheapest way from Mannheim to Essen is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Essen:

A coach is £3 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Mannheim to Essen costing on average £16.

What is the fastest way to get to Essen from Mannheim?

The quickest way to travel between Mannheim and Essen is by train, which takes on average 2 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 5 h 5 min.

How many miles are between Mannheim and Essen

You should expect to travel around 149 miles (241 km) from Mannheim to Essen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Mannheim to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Mannheim to Essen is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When going from Mannheim to Essen, where do I depart from Mannheim and where do I arrive in Essen?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Mannheim Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Mannheim to Essen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Mannheim to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Mannheim to Essen tickets on Omio for £12.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Essen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Mannheim to Essen tickets on Omio for £16.
Is there a way to travel directly from Mannheim to Essen?

Yes, there are direct services available between Mannheim and Essen with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Croatia Bus d. O. O.
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn with 25 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 change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Essen from Mannheim.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Essen from Mannheim?
Many of our customers travelling from Mannheim to Essen don't make Essen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Hamburg or Paris, either of which you could add to your Mannheim and Essen trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Essen to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Mannheim to Essen online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £12 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £16 one way.

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

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