Check www.bahn.de from "FRA airport" to Mannheim for fares and schedules. From outside the Mannheim train station you can catch several trams to Ludwigshafen, depending on where exactly you need to go. For trams check www.vrn.de
From FRA airport to Mannheim journey time is just under 40 minutes. So it's not very far.
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I have a morning meeting there the next morning.
Actually this is my second time but the first time I only stayed at the airport (Frankfurt).
Hope I get to visit some sights in Frankfurt. Regards.
From: FRA airport
You can also query for stops or even addresses in Luwigshafen.
I would stay however in Mannheim rather than in Ludwigshafen.
This ticket would also cover the trip to Ludwigshafen the next morning (closer - but of course also covered by the 4-5 zones ticket, single ticket inside Mannheim/Ludwigshafen is EUR 2,10).
VRN tickets cover
- regional trains (RB, RE)
In case your meeting is with BASF please notice that the BASF plant is damn huge with many gates.
Thanks for the links.
Yes, I have a meeting with BASF and I need to ask them the exact route and gates to use.
I will be staying in Holiday Inn Mannheim, hope it is near enough to the meeting place.
No, the Mannheim Holiday Inn is not close to BASF but it's just around 100m or so to the next tram stop and it's probably around 15-20mins to BASF by tram.
But you will love the area of the Mannheim Holiday Inn. Plenty of shopping, restaurants, bars all within walking distance. It's pretty much in the heart of that town.
And in case you care the muesum of modern art (Kunsthalle) is just two blocks away as well.
Just got back from Lugwigshafen yesterday. The Holiday Inn Mannheim, as you advised, the hotel is near to many shops. I also made a trip to Heidelberg and went ot the castle on the hill. Overall the trip was excellent and cold. The only setback was that all the shops were closed on Sunday.
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