How to travel from Hamburg to Mainz

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from Hamburg to Mainz

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

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To get from Hamburg to Mainz on Dec 09 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10PMHamburg5h40 01:50AMMainz
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04:20PMHamburg6h00 10:20PMMainz
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Travel Information to Mainz from Hamburg

distanceDistance258 miles (416 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $368
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€34) • 10 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $368 (€330) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 258 miles (416 km) between Hamburg and Mainz. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Hamburg to Mainz.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Mainz.

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

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Mainz is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€34) compared to other travel options to Mainz:

A bus is generally $330 (€296) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $368 (€330) from Hamburg to Mainz.

A bus is $31 (€28) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Mainz costing on average $69 (€62).

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

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

In comparison, getting to Mainz by bus can take on average 10 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Mainz by train can take on average 4 h 46 min.

You should expect to travel around 258 miles (416 km) between Hamburg and Mainz.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Mainz is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • 28 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Hamburg to Mainz 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 Hamburg to Mainz:

  • Buses from Hamburg to Mainz most often leave from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Mainz.
  • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Mainz Hbf.

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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Mainz by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Hamburg to Mainz for $38 (€34) on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Mainz. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Hamburg to Mainz tickets on Omio for $368 (€330).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Mainz by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Mainz for $69 (€62) on Omio.

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

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to Mainz with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn with 4 direct trains per day.

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 journey.

Omio customers who travel from Hamburg to Mainz often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Cologne. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Mainz and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $38 (€34) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $368 (€330) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $69 (€62) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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