There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Mainz by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$122 - $173

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Mainz 357.7 miles

$34

7 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ic

$140 - $210

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Mainz 026 / ...

$35 - $63

Bus Eurolines DE  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf

$34 - $87

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Mainz 362.7 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Frankfurt  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TXL - FRA

$61 - $173

Fly to Mannheim, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Mannheim (MHG) TXL - MHG
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf

$167 - $643

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Saarbrucken (SCN) TXL - SCN
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mainz Hbf

$143 - $459

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Mainz is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Mainz is to fly which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Mainz is 455 km. The road distance is 580.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Berlin to Mainz, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Mainz. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Mainz via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Mainz Hbf. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Mainz, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Mainz hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Mainz twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Saarbrucken via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Mainz
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Mainz
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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