How to travel from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main

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from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Mainz

distanceDistance20 miles (32 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€14) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€18) • 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlibco International or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 20 miles (32 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flibco International or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main.

Travel Tips: Travel from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main

Travel Tips: Travel to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
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There are 4 ways to travel from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Mainz is by taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

A bus is generally $4 (€3) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $19 (€18) from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main.

The fastest way from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main is by train with an average journey time of 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus can take on average 1 h 15 min.

Frankfurt am Main is approximately 20 miles (32 km) away from Mainz.

The average frequency per day from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • Around 11 buses per day.
  • Around 85 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main:

  • Buses mostly leave from Mainz and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Trains mostly leave from Mainz Hbf and tend to arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

  • Flibco International can take you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flibco International from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main for $15 (€14).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Mainz to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $19 (€18).

Yes, there are direct routes from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 11 direct buses a day to Frankfurt am Main with BlaBlaCar or Flibco International.
  • You'll find 36 direct trains a day to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main 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 route.

Your trip from Mainz to Frankfurt am Main doesn't have to end in Frankfurt am Main. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Munich to your Mainz to Frankfurt am Main tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Frankfurt am Main today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $15 (€14) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $19 (€18) one way on average.

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

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