Mainz to Salzburg train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Mainz to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 42 m

Average

6 h 7 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

425 km

Cheap train tickets from Mainz to start from $51 with an average ticket price of $82.

The fastest train from Mainz to takes 5h 42m in comparison to an average duration of 6h 7m and covers a distance of 425 km.

4 trains that leave Mainz for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
10:13AM6h46
Mainz
04:59PMSalzburg
$511One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:42AM6h00
Mainz
01:42PMSalzburg
$621One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:17AM5h42
Mainz
02:59PMSalzburg
$811One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:42AM6h00
Mainz
02:42PMSalzburg
$1321One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Mainz to Salzburg

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Mainz to Salzburg cover the 263 miles (424 km) long route taking on average 5 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $76 (€65), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | ICE from Mainz to Salzburg trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | ICE train tickets to Salzburg from Mainz from $23 (€20) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Mainz to Salzburg. 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.

Train information from Mainz to Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

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

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

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 Salzburg

FAQs: Travel by train from Mainz to Salzburg 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 Salzburg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Mainz to Salzburg can start from as little as $21 (€18) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Mainz to Salzburg is $76 (€65); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Mainz to Salzburg train travel time is 5 h 42 min   for the 263 mile (424 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Mainz to Salzburg leaves at 6: 10 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Mainz to Salzburg leaves at 10: 49 AM.
There are 3 trains a day from Mainz to Salzburg which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Salzburg. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Mainz to Salzburg.
When taking a train from Mainz to Salzburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE for the best way to get you to Salzburg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Salzburg from Mainz and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Mainz, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater station and Mainz-Laubenheim station. When arriving in Salzburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt.

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 Salzburg Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Mainz to Salzburg by train is July.
You have options as you can travel between Mainz and Salzburg 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Mainz and Salzburg

Mainz
Salzburg
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 Salzburg.
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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.
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Mainz-Laubenheim stationParkingTaxisAccessibility
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Mainz-Mombach stationParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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Mainz Nord stationATMAccessibility
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Mainz-GonsenheimATMAccessibility
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Bahnstrecke Mainz–Mannheim
Mainz-Marienborn stationATMAccessibility
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