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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz by train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ice / ...

$15 - $22

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Rideshare  •  50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Mainz 26 miles

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz 25.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz 25.9 miles

$5 - $8

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz 25.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz is to taxi which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Mainz Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Mainz is 32 km. The road distance is 41.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs 13€ - 20€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mainz Hbf takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Frankfurt am Main to Mainz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Mainz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Mainz Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Mainz is 41 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz.

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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Mainz, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Mainz
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Frankfurt
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
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uber.com
Taxi from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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

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