Duration 7h
Distance 492.5 km
Average price SFr 173
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Mainz and Grindelwald takes 7h and the fastest train takes 5h 52m. There is a train service every few hours from Mainz to Grindelwald. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Mainz Hbf
    Re / ...
  2. Mannheim Hbf
    Ice / ...
  3. Basel SBB
    61 / ...
  4. Grindelwald
6h 36m
SFr 89 - SFr 248

Mainz to Grindelwald train times

Trains run hourly between Mainz and Grindelwald. The earliest departure is at 20:42 in the evening, and the last departure from Mainz is at 23:08 which arrives into Grindelwald at 09:38. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Mainz to Grindelwald? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Mainz to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Mainz Hbf and arriving at Grindelwald via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Mainz and Grindelwald is 374 km. The road distance is 492.5 km.

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Mainz to Grindelwald train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Mainz Hbf station.

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Mainz to Grindelwald train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken Ost station.

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There are 1122+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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What companies run services between Mainz and Grindelwald?

You can take a train from Mainz to Grindelwald via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Interlaken Ost in around 6h 36m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
43 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 35

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