How to travel from Mainz to Berlin

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from Mainz to Berlin

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

Our recommendation

To get from Mainz to Berlin on Aug 13 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMCologne/Bonn Airport1h05 09:25AMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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08:10PMMainz Hbf9h26 05:36AMBerlin Hbf
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04:10PMMainz Hbf5h06 09:16PMBerlin Hbf
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06:43PMMainz Hbf5h40 12:23AMBerlin Hbf
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02:10PMMainz Hbf5h17 07:27PMBerlin Hbf
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Travel Information between Mainz and Berlin

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$41 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $41 (€38) • 8 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $151 (€140) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 282 miles (455 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Berlin from 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $41 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Mainz to Berlin.

Travel Tips: Travel from Mainz to Berlin

Travel to Berlin 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 Mainz to Berlin.

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

The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Berlin is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $41 (€38) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A bus is $110 (€102) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Mainz to Berlin costing on average $151 (€140).

Taking a bus is usually $7 (€7) less than taking a train to Berlin, which costs on average $48 (€45) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Mainz and Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Berlin by bus can take on average 8 h 23 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 45 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 282 miles (455 km) from Mainz to Berlin.

The average frequency per day from Mainz to Berlin is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Mainz and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Berlin by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Mainz to Berlin for $41 (€38) on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Mainz to Berlin tickets on Omio for $151 (€140).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Mainz to Berlin tickets on Omio for $48 (€45).
Many of our customers traveling from Mainz to Berlin don't make Berlin their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Berlin are Amsterdam, Prague or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Berlin to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $41 (€38) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $151 (€140) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€45) one way on average.

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

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