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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  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Mainz Hbf Re / ...

€4 - €50

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Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz central train station N13 / ...

€5 - €7

Taxi  •  20 min

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

€65 - €80

Drive  •  20 min

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

€3 - €5

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

The train journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Mainz Hauptbahnhof is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 26 km. The fastest train normally takes 16 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Die Länderbahn and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz Hauptbahnhof train service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrives in Mainz Hbf. Typically 568 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
24 min
Fastest train time:
16 min
Trains per week:
568
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:01
Last train departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz Hauptbahnhof train schedules

Trains departing Friday, June 18, 2021

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: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz Hauptbahnhof is to drive which costs €3 - €5 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 Airport and arriving at Mainz central train station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arriving at Mainz Hbf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 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 25 min and costs €4 - €50.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Mainz Hbf takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz Hauptbahnhof is to train which takes 25 min and costs €4 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €7 and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Mainz Hauptbahnhof.
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  • Distance: 23 km
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Mainz Hbf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €5 - €7 and the journey takes 25 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz central train station twice daily. Tickets cost €5 - €7 and the journey takes 35 min.

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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz central train station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 FlixBus, arrive at Mainz central train station.

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