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Train Information from Mainz to Munich

distanceDistance195 miles (315 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Mainz to Munich cover the 195 miles (315 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between Mainz and Munich

For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train between Mainz and Munich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey from Mainz to Munich with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Mainz and Munich and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Mainz to Munich by DB is 195 miles (315 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Mainz and Munich is $22 (€18).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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.

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Train from Mainz to Munich

The distance between the city of Mainz in Rhineland-Palatinate and the Bavarian capital is about 316 km. On board a Deutsche Bahn train running directly between Mainz and Munich, passengers need 3 hours 27 minutes to cover the distance. Train connections with one or two transfers are also available. At least most journeys with a change in Frankfurt am Main or Nuremberg do not take longer than the direct journeys offered. If the train travels from Mainz to Munich via Mannheim, passengers can enjoy a great view of the Rhine and the ships sailing along it over several kilometers.

Which train companies travel from Mainz to Munich?

Deutsche Bahn trains run between Mainz and the capital of the Free State of Bavaria. The train company regularly uses its local and long-distance trains for journeys by train from Mainz to Munich.

How long does the train journey from Mainz to Munich take?

Direct journeys between Mainz and Munich take just as much time as the fastest connections with a change. They last about 3 hours 27 minutes and are therefore almost 1 hours shorter than the average of all train connections on the route. For journeys with a train change, passengers usually need 4 hours. However, if the changeover times are unfavourable, these journeys can also be longer than 6 hours. During a journey by train from Mainz to Munich, which is connected with a change of train, train customers change trains in Ulm, Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Mannheim, Karlsruhe or Frankfurt am Main.

How often can you take the train from Mainz to Munich?

Year after weekday, travelers have 49 to 59 times the opportunity to travel by train from Mainz to Munich. Sometimes the journeys in Mainz main station start with a distance of 0.40 hours, sometimes there are only 0.5 hours between the departures.

Stations on the Mainz - Munich line?

Main station Mainz. The station is located 15 minutes on foot west of the Mainz pedestrian zone. The tram lines 50, 51 and 52 stop at the Bahnhofsplatz, and the station can be reached by S-Bahn from the surrounding area. In the building there is a free W-LAN, several shops as well as restaurants and bakeries.

Munich Central Station. Munich Central Station is just a few minutes' walk from Munich city center. There are several underground lines under the building, with buses and trams stopping in front and next to them. In the station there are numerous shops, bakeries and shops for catering during the trip. Free W-LAN is available.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Mainz to Munich

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Mainz to Munich. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Mainz to Munich and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Mainz to Munich
Travel by train to Munich 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 Munich.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Mainz and Munich cost?
Train tickets from Mainz to Munich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $22 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Mainz to Munich?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Mainz to Munich train to cost on average $26 (€21)  one way.
How many miles is it from Mainz to Munich by train?
The Mainz to Munich train distance is approximately 195 miles (315 km).
How many hours is the train time from Mainz to Munich?
On average the Mainz to Munich train travel time is 3 h 50 min  for the 195 miles (315 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Mainz to Munich do I depart from? Which Munich train station from Mainz do I arrive in?

Some of the Mainz train stations to Munich you can start your journey from include Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Munich include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Mainz Hbf   and arriving in München Hbf.

Where is the train station in Mainz to go to Munich? Where is the train station in Munich located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Mainz Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Mainz to Munich?
Take the Mainz to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Munich from Mainz as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Mainz to Munich a day?
The average number of trains departing Mainz for Munich is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Mainz to Munich? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Mainz to Munich leaves at 5: 29 AM. The last train departing from Mainz to Munich leaves at 9: 42 PM. You can find the latest Mainz to Munich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Munich from Mainz for the best deals?
You can find trains between Mainz and Munich to cost on average $26 (€21) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Mainz to Munich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Mainz
Munich
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 Munich.