How to travel from Berlin to Mainz

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from Berlin to Mainz

You can get from Berlin to Mainz by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Mainz on Aug 13 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:35AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport1h05 07:40AMCologne/Bonn Airport
0 transfers
04:56PMBerlin Hbf5h22 10:18PMMainz Hbf
2 transfers
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04:49PMBerlin Hbf5h29 10:18PMMainz Hbf
1 transfer
04:30AMBerlin Hbf5h19 09:49AMMainz Hbf
2 transfers
07:31PMBerlin Hbf5h13 12:44AMMainz Hbf
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Berlin to Mainz

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $108
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€28) • 8 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€100) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Tuifly or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 282 miles (455 km) between Berlin and Mainz. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Tuifly or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Berlin to Mainz.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Mainz

Travel to Mainz 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 Berlin to Mainz.

You can travel from Berlin to Mainz 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Mainz from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mainz:

A bus is $78 (€72) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Mainz costing on average $108 (€100).

Taking a bus is usually $16 (€15) less than taking a train to Mainz, which costs on average $46 (€43) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Mainz from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Mainz can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Mainz by bus can take on average 8 h 28 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 46 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 282 miles (455 km) from Berlin to Mainz.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Mainz is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Berlin and Mainz as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Berlin to Mainz:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Mainz.
  • Most travelers board their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Mainz, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Mainz by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Berlin to Mainz for $30 (€28).
  • Travel with Tuifly to go to Mainz by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Tuifly Berlin to Mainz tickets on Omio for $108 (€100).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Mainz by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Mainz for $46 (€43) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Berlin to Mainz? Many Omio customers who go from Berlin to Mainz usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Cologne or Paris. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Cologne or Paris from Mainz, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Berlin to Mainz, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $30 (€28) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $108 (€100) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $46 (€43) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Mainz tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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