There are 7 ways to get from Mainz to Strasbourg by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$52 - $81

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Mainz to Karlsruhe 227
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg

$49 - $75

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Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$52 - $95

Train, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg

$57 - $86

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Mainz to Strasbourg 121.4 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Basel, train  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Strasbourg

$112 - $332

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  4 h 51 min

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

$114 - $284

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The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Strasbourg is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mainz to Strasbourg is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mainz to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Mainz and arriving at Strasbourg via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mainz to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Mainz Hbf and arriving at Strasbourg via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Mainz and Strasbourg is 160 km. The road distance is 194.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Mainz to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Mainz to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 100.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Mainz, Germany and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Mainz to Strasbourg via Mannheim Hbf in around 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mainz to Strasbourg via Karlsruhe in around 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mainz Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mainz to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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