There are 5 ways to get from Würzburg to Mainz by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

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

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Würzburg to Mainz 028

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  2 h 13 min

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

$48 - $68

Rideshare  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Würzburg to Mainz 91.3 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Würzburg to Mainz 94 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Würzburg to Mainz is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Würzburg to Mainz is to drive which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Würzburg and arriving at Mainz. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Würzburg Hbf and arriving at Mainz Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Würzburg and Mainz is 122 km. The road distance is 150.4 km.

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The best way to get from Würzburg to Mainz without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

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The train from Würzburg Hbf to Mainz Hbf takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Map of how to get from Würzburg to Mainz.
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  • Distance: 76 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Würzburg to Mainz every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Würzburg to Mainz twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 35 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Würzburg to Mainz
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Würzburg to Mainz
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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