How to get from Berlin to Mainz by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Berlin to Mainz is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||282 miles (455 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$33 - $93|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $33 (€28) • 9 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $93 (€80) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 282 miles (455 km) by bus, flight or train to Mainz from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Mainz.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $22 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Mainz travel.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Berlin to Mainz and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
There are 3 travel options from Berlin to Mainz: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Mainz is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $33 (€28) compared to other travel options to Mainz:
Taking a bus costs $60 (€52) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $93 (€80) for the same trip.
A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train with an average ticket price of $35 (€30) from Berlin to Mainz.
The fastest way to get to Mainz from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Mainz take longer:
Getting to Mainz by bus takes 9 h 50 min on average.
Getting to Mainz by train takes 5 h 26 min on average.
Mainz is approximately 282 miles (455 km) away from Berlin.
The average frequency per day from Berlin to Mainz is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Mainz from Berlin as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Mainz:
The following travel companies offer services from Berlin to Mainz:
Yes, there are direct services available from Berlin to Mainz with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Mainz as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Berlin to Mainz.