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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof S8 / ...

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Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Mainz Bahnhofstraße Frankfurt Hahn Airport - Frankfurt Main Train Station / ...

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Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof 32.1 km

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof 32.1 km

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof 32.1 km

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof by train

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26 min Average Duration
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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) → Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 28 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is to taxi which costs €65 - €80 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 and arriving at Mainz Bahnhofstraße. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Mainz, Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is 23 km. The road distance is 32.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs €5 - €20.

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The train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by Flibco, depart from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is to train which takes 26 min and costs €5 - €20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €12 and takes 35 min.

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  • Distance: 23 km
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Mainz, Hauptbahnhof, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €8 and the journey takes 26 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Flibco operates a bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Mainz Bahnhofstraße every 4 hours. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 35 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
vlexx
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Süwex
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Airport P36 to Mainz Bahnhofstraße
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€9 - €12
FlixBus

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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by Flibco, arrive at Mainz Bahnhofstraße station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Mainz, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof is 32 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz, Hauptbahnhof.

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