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Cheap train tickets and times from Mainz to Dresden

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 56 m

Average

5 h 1 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

404 km

Cheap train tickets from Mainz to start from $64 with an average ticket price of $99.

The fastest train from Mainz to takes 4h 56m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 1m and covers a distance of 404 km.

3 trains that leave Mainz for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
07:43AM4h56
Mainz
12:39PMDresden
$641One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:27AM5h12
Mainz
12:39PMDresden
$1141One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:43AM4h56
Mainz
02:39PMDresden
$1181One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Mainz to Dresden

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$95 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Mainz to Dresden cover the 250 miles (403 km) long route taking on average 4 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $95 (€83), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Dresden Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Mainz to Dresden trains

Find the best trains between Mainz and Dresden with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $34 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Mainz to Dresden. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

Deutsche Bahn from Mainz to Dresden train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: $34
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Mainz to Dresden

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Mainz to Dresden with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Mainz to Dresden

FAQs: Travel by train from Mainz to Dresden 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 Mainz to Dresden.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Mainz to Dresden can start from as little as $32 (€28) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Mainz to Dresden is $95 (€83); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Mainz to Dresden is 4 h 56 min   to travel the 250 mile (403 km) long trip, with around there are 2 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Mainz to Dresden leaves at 6: 10 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Mainz to Dresden leaves at 8: 47 PM.
There are 2 trains a day from Mainz to Dresden which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Mainz to Dresden, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Dresden. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Mainz to Dresden and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 47 PM.

When departing from Mainz, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater station and Mainz-Laubenheim station. When arriving in Dresden, you can end your trip in train stations like Dresden Hbf, Dresden-Neustadt station and Dresden Mitte.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Mainz Hbf, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dresden Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Dresden from Mainz is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Mainz to Dresden is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Dresden from Mainz including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Mainz and Dresden

Mainz
Dresden
Mainz Hbf is the most popular Mainz railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Mainz for your trip to Dresden.
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Mainz-Laubenheim stationParkingTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Mainz Nord stationATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Mainz-GonsenheimATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Mainz-Mombach stationParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Bahnstrecke Mainz–Mannheim
Mainz-Marienborn stationATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Mainz KD

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