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Overview: Train from Zurich to Mainz

distanceDistance180 miles (291 km)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Mainz cover the 180 miles (291 km) long route with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Mainz Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Zurich to Mainz

You can travel by train between Zurich and Mainz with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Mainz train.

    Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Zurich to Mainz:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

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    FAQs

    Am I allowed to travel by train from Zurich, Switzerland to Mainz, Germany?

    Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Mainz, Germany is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Mainz from Zurich restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Mainz, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 23/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Mainz from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Mainz, Germany?

    Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Mainz?

    Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Mainz?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 20/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Mainz.

    What is the distance to Mainz from Zurich via train?

    The Zurich to Mainz train distance is approximately 180 miles (291 km).

    What station does the Zurich to Mainz train leave from? Which Mainz train station do I come into from Zurich?

    When taking the train to Mainz from Zurich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Your journey can end in train stations such as Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB   and arrive in Mainz Hbf.

    Where do I find the Zurich train station to Mainz? Where is the Mainz train station?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Zürich HB, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city centre of Zurich.

    The most popular arrival train station, Mainz Hbf, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre of Mainz.

    What train providers go from Zurich to Mainz?

    For the best Zurich to Mainz train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Zurich to Mainz to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many trains are there to Mainz from Zurich a day?

    On average, there are 7 trains a day from Zurich to Mainz. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Zurich
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    Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your journey to Mainz.