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from Dresden to Mainz

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Deutsche Bahn

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May 28
$40Deutsche Bahn
May 29
$40Deutsche Bahn
May 30
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
May 31
$27Deutsche Bahn
Jun 1
$34Deutsche Bahn
Jun 2
$20Deutsche Bahn
Jun 3
$34Deutsche Bahn
$124Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Dresden to Mainz

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 7 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $88 (€79) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 250 miles (403 km) from Dresden to 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Dresden to Mainz.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden 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 Dresden to Mainz.

How do I get from Dresden to Mainz?

There are 3 ways to get from Dresden to Mainz: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Dresden to Mainz the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Mainz from Dresden is by taking a train with an average price of $27 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Mainz:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $27 (€24) for this trip.

Taking a train is usually $62 (€55) less than taking a flight to Mainz, which costs on average $88 (€79) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Dresden to Mainz?

The fastest way from Dresden to Mainz is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Mainz that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Mainz by bus can take on average 14 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 34 min   on average.

What is the distance from Dresden to Mainz?

You should expect to travel around 250 miles (403 km) between Dresden and Mainz.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Dresden to Mainz?

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Mainz is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Dresden to Mainz?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dresden to Mainz:

  • Buses most often depart from Dresden at Dresden, Flughafen Station and arrive in Mainz at Mainz.
  • Trains mostly leave from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and tend to arrive in Mainz Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Dresden to Mainz?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dresden 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 Dresden to Mainz for $27 (€24).
  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Mainz by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Dresden to Mainz tickets on Omio for $88 (€79).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Mainz by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Mainz for $27 (€24) on Omio.

Can I find a direct route between Dresden and Mainz?

Yes, there are direct services available from Dresden to Mainz with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 5 direct trains per day.

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 between Dresden and Mainz.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Dresden to Mainz?

Looking to extend your trip from Dresden to Mainz? Many Omio customers who go from Dresden to Mainz usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Cologne. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Cologne from Mainz, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I buy a ticket from Dresden to Mainz online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Dresden to Mainz, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $27 (€24) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $88 (€79) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $27 (€24) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dresden to Mainz online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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