The cheapest trains from Salzburg to Mainz

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$30

Average

$71

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.

Cheapest
10:58PMSalzburg Hbf8h51 07:49AMMainz Hbf
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$301One-way
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11:08PMSalzburg Hbf10h48 09:56AMMainz Hbf
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$301One-way
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10:58PMSalzburg Hbf8h49 07:47AMMainz Hbf
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$301One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:15PMSalzburg Hbf8h41 05:56AMMainz Hbf
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$431One-way
06:40AMSalzburg Hbf6h38 01:18PMMainz Hbf
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$541One-way

Timetable Salzburg to Mainz

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03:56AMSalzburg Hbf7h15 11:11AMMainz Hbf
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03:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h22 10:18AMMainz Hbf
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03:56AMSalzburg Hbf7h22 11:18AMMainz Hbf
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05:15AMSalzburg Hbf6h03 11:18AMMainz Hbf
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05:43AMSalzburg Hbf6h28 12:11PMMainz Hbf
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05:43AMSalzburg Hbf6h13 11:56AMMainz Hbf
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06:15AMSalzburg Hbf6h28 12:43PMMainz Hbf
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06:40AMSalzburg Hbf6h38 01:18PMMainz Hbf
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06:40AMSalzburg Hbf6h16 12:56PMMainz Hbf
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06:46AMSalzburg Hbf6h32 01:18PMMainz Hbf
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07:04AMSalzburg Hbf6h14 01:18PMMainz Hbf
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08:00AMSalzburg Hbf6h11 02:11PMMainz Hbf
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08:15AMSalzburg Hbf6h28 02:43PMMainz Hbf
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09:00AMSalzburg Hbf5h56 02:56PMMainz Hbf
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09:15AMSalzburg Hbf6h03 03:18PMMainz Hbf
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09:23AMSalzburg Hbf5h55 03:18PMMainz Hbf
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10:00AMSalzburg Hbf6h11 04:11PMMainz Hbf
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10:15AMSalzburg Hbf6h32 04:47PMMainz Hbf
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11:00AMSalzburg Hbf5h47 04:47PMMainz Hbf
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11:15AMSalzburg Hbf6h03 05:18PMMainz Hbf
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12:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h40 05:40PMMainz Hbf
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12:15PMSalzburg Hbf7h32 07:47PMMainz Hbf
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12:15PMSalzburg Hbf6h00 06:15PMMainz Hbf
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01:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h55 06:55PMMainz Hbf
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01:13PMSalzburg Hbf6h05 07:18PMMainz Hbf
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02:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h11 08:11PMMainz Hbf
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02:15PMSalzburg Hbf6h28 08:43PMMainz Hbf
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03:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h56 08:56PMMainz Hbf
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04:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h47 09:47PMMainz Hbf
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04:00PMSalzburg Hbf7h01 11:01PMMainz Hbf
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04:15PMSalzburg Hbf7h46 12:01AMMainz Hbf
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05:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h56 10:56PMMainz Hbf
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05:15PMSalzburg Hbf6h41 11:56PMMainz Hbf
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06:15PMSalzburg Hbf6h41 12:56AMMainz Hbf
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07:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h26 01:26AMMainz Hbf
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08:00PMSalzburg Hbf7h56 03:56AMMainz Hbf
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09:15PMSalzburg Hbf8h41 05:56AMMainz Hbf
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10:58PMSalzburg Hbf8h51 07:49AMMainz Hbf
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10:58PMSalzburg Hbf8h49 07:47AMMainz Hbf
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11:08PMSalzburg Hbf10h48 09:56AMMainz Hbf
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The fastest trains from Salzburg to Mainz

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

5 h 40 m

Average

6 h 42 m

Trains per day

40

Distance

425 km

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.

Fastest
12:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h40 05:40PMMainz Hbf
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$621One-way
2nd Fastest
04:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h47 09:47PMMainz Hbf
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$851One-way
2nd Fastest
11:00AMSalzburg Hbf5h47 04:47PMMainz Hbf
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$641One-way
09:23AMSalzburg Hbf5h55 03:18PMMainz Hbf
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$741One-way
01:00PMSalzburg Hbf5h55 06:55PMMainz Hbf
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$851One-way

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Train Information to Mainz from Salzburg

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Salzburg – Mainz

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

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:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Salzburg to Mainz
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Salzburg, Austria to Mainz, Germany?

Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Mainz, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Austria?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Mainz, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

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.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Salzburg, Austria from Mainz, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Mainz?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Mainz?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

How much do cheap train tickets between Salzburg and Mainz cost?
Train tickets from Salzburg to Mainz for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $30 (€24)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Salzburg and Mainz?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Salzburg to Mainz train price to come in at an average of $30 (€24)  one way.
How far is it from Salzburg to Mainz by train?
The distance between Salzburg and Mainz by train is approximately 263 miles (424 km).
How long is the train ride between Salzburg and Mainz?
The Salzburg to Mainz train duration is on average 8 h 51 min, which is to be expected when traveling 263 miles (424 km) between Salzburg and Mainz. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Salzburg goes to Mainz? What train station do I come into Mainz from Salzburg?

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.

Where is the departure train station in Salzburg located? Where is the arrival train station in Mainz located?

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.

What train providers go from Salzburg to Mainz?
For the best Salzburg to Mainz train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Mainz from Salzburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Mainz from Salzburg?
The average number of trains departing Salzburg for Mainz is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Salzburg to Mainz? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Salzburg to Mainz at 9: 08 PM. The last train from Salzburg to Mainz that you can take departs at 9: 08 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Salzburg to Mainz schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I buy the Salzburg to Mainz train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Salzburg to Mainz is on average $30 (€24) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Mainz from Salzburg available a few months in advance.