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How to get to Mainz by train

Routes104
Trips per day4,732
train lines8
Stations8
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Mainz is the state of Rhineland-Palatinate’s capital city and is located along the Rhine River, close to Frankfurt. The city is a cultural center and a transportation hub in the region, known for its delightful wine and historic buildings. The most iconic building in the city is the Mainz Cathedral, a grand Romanesque cathedral over 1,000 years old. The cathedral dominates the historic market square, surrounded by other charming buildings like the iconic half-timbered houses of the area.

Also off the historic market square, you'll find the Gutenberg Museum, dedicated to the history of printing and home to two of Johannes Gutenberg's Bibles. Mainz includes several other noteworthy museums to round out your visit: the Museum of Ancient Seafaring with a focus on Roman ships, Kunsthalle de Mayence, a museum of art, and Landesmuseum Mainz, which focuses on local history.

The Frankfurt Airport is the airport closest to Mainz, and it's easy to take a train to Frankfurt before catching a flight. Of course, trains also connect to other German cities like Stuttgart, Munich, and Hamburg. Mainz is also accessible via intercity bus routes that cover most of Europe.

What train companies travel to Mainz, Germany?

Located in Germany, Mainz is accessible by train from 104 other cities. You can choose from 4732 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Mainz on Wanderu. Deutsche Bahn usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Mainz are also available..

Train companies serving Mainz

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company935h 49m$92.62
Deutsche Bahn885h 12m$90.02
DB Intercity-Express214h 23m$94.78
FlixTrain143h 10m$31.15
DB Intercity125h 10m$62.49
Non-federally owned railway company56h 44m$108.88
vlexx31h 26m$24.12
DB Eurocity25h 47m$57.10

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Mainz?

$4.03 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Mainz, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Mainz. In the last month, trains from Frankfurt to Mainz had the lowest average price at $5.50. The train from Frankfurt to Mainz also tends to start at relatively low prices.

Where is the train station in Mainz, Germany?

The busiest train station in Mainz is Mainz-Laubenheim. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular train stations in Mainz are:

  • Mainz-Laubenheim
  • Mainz Nord
  • Mainz Central Train Station - Exit West

What is the closest airport to Mainz, RP?

The closest airport to Mainz is Frankfurt am Main Intl Airport (FRA), it is located 14.7 miles from the city center of Mainz.

Is Mainz a popular train travel destination?

Mainz ranks number 300 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 3010 in Germany. Mainz has the second most number of destinations in Rhineland-Palatinate that are connected to Mainz by train service. Each day 139 direct train schedules arrive in the Mainz.

What is the population of Mainz?

The population of Mainz is 184997. Mainz ranks number 78 in terms of population in Rhineland-Palatinate and number 555 in all of Germany.

How much do train tickets to Mainz cost?

Train tickets to Mainz range from $4 for a short trip to Mainz, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Mainz starts at , and a longer trip by train to Mainz can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $4 .

What train station is located closest to the city center of Mainz?

The closest train station to the city center of Mainz is Mainz Central Train Station - Exit West, located just 0.7 miles away. Select Mainz Central Train Station - Exit West as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Mainz. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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