The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Mainz is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 39 m
3 h 38 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Essen for Mainz every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||115 miles (186 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 39 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€21)|
|Train providers||FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Essen to Mainz cover the 115 miles (186 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.
Travel from Essen to Mainz from $15 (€13) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
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 to Mainz from Essen. 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.
Essen to Mainz train information with Deutsche Bahn:
When taking a train from Essen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When you arrive in Mainz, your train can arrive in train stations including Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Essen Hbf to Mainz Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Essen Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Mainz Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the train station to the city center in Mainz.
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