There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Mainz 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.

Recommended option

Train via Saarbrücken Hbf  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mainz Hbf Re

$107 - $156

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Mainz 090

$30 - $55

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$135 - $192

Bus Eurolines DE  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Darmstadt Hbf

$43 - $98

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Mainz 334.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA

$75 - $312

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Mainz Hbf

$134 - $370

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

You can take a train from Paris to Mainz via Saarbrücken Hbf in around 4 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Mainz twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Paris Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Mainz
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Paris to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$29
High
$36

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Paris and Mainz is 447 km. The road distance is 535 km.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Mainz is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Paris to Mainz is to train which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

No, there is no direct train from Paris to Mainz. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Mainz Hbf via Saarbrücken Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Mainz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Paris to Mainz, including transfers.