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There are 5 ways to get from Mainz to Ludwigsburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...

45€ - 65€

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Mainz to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim N955

10€ - 17€

3 alternative options

Train via Mannheim  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Mainz Roemisches Theater to Mannheim Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

46€ - 76€

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Mainz to Ludwigsburg 117.4 miles

21€ - 35€

Fly, train  •  2h 59m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ludwigsburg

87€ - 228€

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The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Ludwigsburg is to bus which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Mainz to Ludwigsburg is to train which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mainz and arriving at Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mainz to Ludwigsburg. However, there are services departing from Mainz Hbf and arriving at Ludwigsburg via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Mainz and Ludwigsburg is 138 km. The road distance is 187.8 km.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Ludwigsburg without a car is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs 45€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Mainz to Ludwigsburg, including transfers.

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Mainz to Ludwigsburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mainz station.

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Mainz to Ludwigsburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Mainz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Ludwigsburg is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Mainz to Ludwigsburg.
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  • Distance: 86.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mainz to Ludwigsburg every 2 hours. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 1h 26m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mainz to Ludwigsburg once daily. Tickets cost 10€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Train operators
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mainz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mainz Roemisches Theater to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ludwigsburg
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 27€
1st Class
38€ - 41€
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
oebb.at
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mainz to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Mainz to Ludwigsburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim station.

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Mainz to Ludwigsburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mainz to Ludwigsburg is 188 km. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Mainz to Ludwigsburg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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Book your Mainz to Ludwigsburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 623+ hotels available in Ludwigsburg. Prices start at 56€ per night.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 11€ - 17€.

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