How to get from Munich to Mainz

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Recommended option

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Ice

$87 - $124

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 28 min

  1. 261.6 miles

$22 - $27

7 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Ec

$85 - $130

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. Rb / ...

$84 - $120

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. X28 / ...

$25 - $45

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 16 min

$54 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. 260.7 miles

$55 - $80

Fly from Munich  •  3 h 42 min

  1. MUC - FRA

$96 - $242

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. NUE - FRA

$130 - $259

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Mainz hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Mainz 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Ost to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Mainz Römisches Theater
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Mainz
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Mainz
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Munich and Mainz is 316 km. The road distance is 417 km.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Mainz is to rideshare which costs 19€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Munich to Mainz is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs 80€ - 210€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Ost and arriving at Mainz Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Mainz. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Munich to Mainz, including transfers.