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.
This is the last train of the day.
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2 h 15 m
2 h 43 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Mainz for Essen every day 2 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 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||$43 (€41)|
|Train frequency||36 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 9 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or ÖBB Intercity|
Trains from Mainz to Essen cover the 115 miles (186 km) long route taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or ÖBB Intercity. Normally, there are 36 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $43 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
For as little as $42 (€41) you can travel by train to Essen from Mainz with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Mainz to Essen train.
Mainz to Essen train information with Deutsche Bahn:
When taking the train to Essen from Mainz, you can choose to depart from train stations like Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach. Your route can end in train stations such as Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Mainz Hbf, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.
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