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from Heidelberg to Mainz

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Travel Information between Heidelberg and Mainz

distanceDistance43 miles (70 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 43 miles (70 km) by coach or train from Heidelberg to Mainz. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Heidelberg to Mainz.

Travel Tips

Travel from Heidelberg to Mainz
Travel to Mainz easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Heidelberg to Mainz.
What are my travel options from Heidelberg to Mainz?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Heidelberg and Mainz. You can take a coach or train.

How do I get from Heidelberg to Mainz the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Heidelberg to Mainz is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Mainz:

A coach is about £7 less than a train, which costs on average £16 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Mainz from Heidelberg?

The fastest way to get to Mainz from Heidelberg is by train with an average travel time of 52 min.

There are alternative travel options to Mainz that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 40 min   of travel time.

How far is Mainz from Heidelberg?

You should expect to travel around 43 miles (70 km) from Heidelberg to Mainz.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Heidelberg to Mainz?

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Mainz is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Mainz from Heidelberg as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Heidelberg to Mainz?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Heidelberg to Mainz:

  • Coaches from Heidelberg to Mainz most often leave from Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost and arrive in Mainz, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Heidelberg Hbf and tend to arrive in Mainz Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Heidelberg to Mainz?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Heidelberg to Mainz, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Mainz by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Heidelberg to Mainz for £9 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Mainz. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Heidelberg to Mainz tickets on Omio for £16.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Heidelberg to Mainz?
Many of our customers travelling from Heidelberg to Mainz don't make Mainz their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Cologne, either of which you could add to your Heidelberg and Mainz trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Mainz to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Mainz from Heidelberg online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Mainz from Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £9 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £16 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Heidelberg and Mainz online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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