Duration 3h 4m
Distance 578.1 km
Average price 120€
Possible routes 10 found

There are 10 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Mainz by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

We recommend taking the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, which takes around 5h 5m.

Recommended route

Train • 5h 5m

  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Mainz
5h 5m
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100€ - 139€
Alternative routes

Train via Frankfurt Airport T1 • 6h 56m

  1. Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Mainz
6h 56m
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32€ - 46€

Train #2 • 7h 10m

  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Mainz
7h 10m
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110€ - 170€

Bus • 10h

  1. Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
  2. Mainz
10h
32€ - 43€
7h 14m
Cheapest
29€

Drive • 5h 13m

  1. Berlin Central Station
  2. Mainz
5h 13m
70€ - 110€
Fastest
3h 4m
42€ - 170€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Mannheim, train • 3h 48m

  1. Berlin Tegel
  2. Mannheim Hbf
  3. Mainz
3h 48m
176€ - 662€
4h 10m
77€ - 390€
4h 31m
55€ - 233€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berlin Central Station to Mainz? 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.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Mainz is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Mainz is to fly which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Central Station to Mainz. However, there are services departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Mainz via Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Mainz Hbf. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Mainz is 453 km. The road distance is 578.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Mainz without a car is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Berlin Central Station to Mainz, including transfers.

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Berlin Central Station to Mainz bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Berlin Central Station to Mainz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Mainz is to train which takes 5h 5m and costs 95€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h, you could also fly, which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Central Station to Mainz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mainz station.

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Berlin Central Station to Mainz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Mainz is 578 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Mainz.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Berlin Central Station to Mainz train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 551+ hotels available in Mainz. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin Central Station and Mainz. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 19 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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How to travel from Berlin Central Station to Mainz

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Berlin Central Station to Mainz right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station and Mainz?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Central Station to Mainz hourly. Tickets cost 90€ - 130€ and the journey takes 4h 16m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Central Station to Mainz twice daily. Tickets cost 29€ - 40€ and the journey takes 8h 40m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€

About Lufthansa

Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€

About Eurowings

Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€

About easyJet

Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€

About MHS Aviation GmbH

Flights from Berlin Tegel to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€

About FlexFlight ApS

Flights from Berlin Tegel to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Train from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Halle, Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€

About Deutsche Bahn Regional

Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 50€

About Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

About ÖBB EuroCity

Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at

Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 40€

About Dutch Railways (NS)

Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Mainz
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Other operators
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€

About BlaBlaCar

Rideshare from Berlin to Mainz
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar

Mainz, Germany

Mainz is the capital and largest city of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. It was the capital of the Electorate of Mainz at the time of the Holy Roman Empire. In antiquity Mainz was a Roman fort city which commanded the west bank of the Rhine and formed part of the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire; it was founded as a military post by the Romans in the late 1st century BC and became the provincial capital of Germania Superior. The city is located on the river Rhine at its confluence with the Main opposite Wiesbaden, in the western part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main; in the modern age, Frankfurt shares much of its regional importance. - Wikipedia

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