The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Mainz to Hamburg will cost around $ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.
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4 h 20 m
5 h 15 m
Trains per day
Of the 35 trains that leave Mainz for Hamburg every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 417 km distance in an average of 5 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 20 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 48 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||258 miles (416 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$36 (€29)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Mainz to Hamburg cover the 258 miles (416 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $36 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Find the best trains from Mainz to Hamburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $22 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Mainz to Hamburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn from Mainz to Hamburg train information:
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Some of the Mainz train stations to Hamburg you can start your journey from include Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Hamburg include Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arriving in Hamburg Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Mainz Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Hamburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city center in Hamburg.
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