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from Hamburg to Mainz

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Mainz on Jan 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:24PMHamburg Hbf4h25 09:49PMMainz Hbf
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08:50PMHamburg Hbf8h06 04:56AMMainz Hbf
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02:27PMHamburg Hbf5h44 08:11PMMainz Hbf
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04:24PMHamburg Hbf4h25 08:49PMMainz Hbf
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04:46PMHamburg Hbf5h53 10:39PMMainz Hbf
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Travel Information to Mainz from Hamburg

distanceDistance258 miles (416 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $191
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 4 h 31 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $191 (€159) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or FlixTrain

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 258 miles (416 km) to Mainz from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Hamburg to Mainz.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Mainz.

How do I reach Mainz from Hamburg?

You can travel from Hamburg to Mainz 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Hamburg to Mainz?

The cheapest way to travel to Mainz from Hamburg is by taking a train with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Mainz:

A train is generally $167 (€139) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $191 (€159) from Hamburg to Mainz.

Taking a train is about $42 (€35) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $66 (€55) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Mainz?

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

Other travel options to Mainz can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Mainz by train can take on average 4 h 31 min.

What is the distance between Hamburg and Mainz?

The distance from Hamburg to Mainz is approximately 258 miles (416 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Mainz is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and in Mainz?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Mainz, Hbf.
  • Most travelers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.

Who can get me from Hamburg to Mainz?

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

  • Lufthansa can take you to Mainz by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Hamburg to Mainz for $191 (€159).
  • Flixbus can get you to Mainz by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Hamburg to Mainz for $66 (€55) on Omio.
  • Travel with FlixTrain to go to Mainz by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixTrain Hamburg to Mainz tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).

Is it possible to travel directly from Hamburg to Mainz?

Yes, there are direct routes from Hamburg to Mainz with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 25 direct trains a day to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

Direct services to Mainz tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where should I go next after I travel from Hamburg to Mainz?

Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Mainz don't make Mainz their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Mainz are Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Cologne, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Mainz to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets between Hamburg and Mainz online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $191 (€159) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $66 (€55) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $24 (€20) one way on average.

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

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