Mainz to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Mainz to Essen

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Cheapest

17

Average

17

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.

Deutsche Bahn
08:20PMMainz3h12 11:32PMEssen
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171One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:43PMMainz2h15 04:58PMEssen
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181One-way

Train schedule from Mainz to Essen

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02:43PMMainz2h15 04:58PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
08:20PMMainz3h12 11:32PMEssen
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Fastest train times from Mainz to Essen

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Fastest Journey

2 h 15 m

Average

2 h 43 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

186 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
02:43PMMainz2h15 04:58PMEssen
0 transfers
181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:20PMMainz3h12 11:32PMEssen
0 transfers
171One-way

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Overview: Train from Mainz to Essen

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency36 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Mainz to Essen trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • Average Price: $42
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Mainz to Essen

Travel by train to Essen 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 Essen.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Mainz to Essen to cost as little as $43 (€41)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Mainz to Essen train price to come in at an average of $43 (€41)  one way.
The distance between Mainz and Essen by train is approximately 115 miles (186 km).
On average the Mainz to Essen train travel time is 2 h 15 min  for the 115 miles (186 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the route from Mainz to Essen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or ÖBB Intercity. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Mainz and Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Mainz for Essen is 36 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Mainz to Essen at 5: 32 AM. The last train from Mainz to Essen that you can take departs at 10: 01 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Mainz to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets from Mainz to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $43 (€41) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Mainz to Essen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Mainz
Essen
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 Essen.
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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.
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