How to get to Essen from Mainz

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from Mainz to Essen

How to get to Essen from Mainz by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Mainz to Essen is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Essen from Mainz

distanceDistance115 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£9 - £72
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £72 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 115 miles by train, coach or flight to Essen from Mainz. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Mainz to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best trip from Mainz to Essen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Mainz to Essen travel.

    FAQs: Mainz to Essen

    FAQs: Travel to Essen 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 Mainz to Essen.

    You can get between Mainz and Essen 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel between Mainz and Essen is a coach with an average price of £9.

    This is compared to other travel options from Mainz to Essen:

    Taking a coach costs £63 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £72 for the same trip.

    Taking a coach costs £3 less than taking a train, which costs on average £12 for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel to Essen from Mainz is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Coach takes on average 4 h 40 min.

    Getting to Essen by train takes 2 h 38 min on average.

    The Mainz to Essen distance is approximately 115 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Mainz to Essen is:

    • Around 1 coach per day.
    • 5 trains a day.

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

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

    • Coaches from Mainz to Essen most often leave from Mainz, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Ring (Hauptbahnhof) and arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
    • Trains mostly depart from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Mainz to Essen:

    • You can go to Essen from Mainz by coach with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with FlixBus from Mainz to Essen on Omio.
    • You can travel from Mainz to Essen by train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with Deutsche Bahn from Mainz to Essen.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Mainz to Essen with the following travel companies:

    • Direct coaches with FlixBus with 1 direct coach per day.
    • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn with 5 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Essen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Mainz and Essen.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Mainz to Essen often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Mainz and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

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