How to travel from Essen to Mainz

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Travel Information to Mainz from Essen

distanceDistance115 miles (186 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$49 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $49 (€42) • 4 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $132 (€114) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 115 miles (186 km) to Mainz from Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $49 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Mainz.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen to Mainz

Travel Tips: 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 Essen to Mainz.

There are 4 travel options from Essen to Mainz: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Essen and Mainz is by taking a train with an average price of $49 (€42).

This is compared to other travel options to Mainz:

A train is generally $120 (€103) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $169 (€145) from Essen to Mainz.

Taking a train is usually $83 (€72) less than taking a flight to Mainz, which costs on average $132 (€114) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Mainz from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Mainz can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Mainz by bus can take on average 4 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Mainz by train can take on average 4 h 13 min.

You should expect to travel around 115 miles (186 km) between Essen and Mainz.

The average frequency per day from Essen to Mainz is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 9 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Essen to Mainz most often leave from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and arrive in Mainz.
  • Trains mostly leave from Essen Hbf and tend to arrive in Mainz Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Essen to Mainz:

  • You can take a bus from Essen to Mainz with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $169 (€145) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Essen to Mainz.
  • You can take a flight from Essen to Mainz with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $132 (€114) with Lufthansa Cityline from Essen to Mainz.
  • You can travel between Essen and Mainz by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $49 (€42) with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Mainz.
Looking to extend your trip from Essen to Mainz? Many Omio customers who go from Essen to Mainz usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Cologne. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Cologne from Mainz, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $169 (€145) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $132 (€114) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $49 (€42) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Essen 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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