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.
The average ticket from Salzburg to Mainz will cost around $ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
5 h 40 m
6 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 40 trains that leave Salzburg for Mainz every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 425 km distance in an average of 6 h 42 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 40 m .
The slowest trains will take 10 h 48 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||263 miles (424 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$30 (€24)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Salzburg to Mainz cover the 263 miles (424 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.
Travel from Salzburg to Mainz from $30 (€24) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Salzburg and Mainz in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Salzburg to Mainz on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Salzburg to Mainz is 263 miles (424 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Salzburg and Mainz start at $30 (€24).
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Salzburg to Mainz don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Mainz, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Mainz as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Mainz.
There are a few train stations in Salzburg to start your journey from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. In Mainz you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Mainz most often arrive at Mainz Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city center.
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