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from Salzburg to Mainz

You can get from Salzburg to Mainz by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Salzburg to Mainz on 24 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:35Salzburg Airport1h15 19:50Cologne/Bonn Airport
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£1111One-way
Cheapest
22:58Salzburg Hbf8h51 07:49Mainz Hbf
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£481One-way
Other options
08:00Salzburg Hbf6h11 14:11Mainz Hbf
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£751One-way
12:15Salzburg Hbf6h00 18:15Mainz Hbf
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£791One-way
14:15Salzburg Hbf6h32 20:47Mainz Hbf
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£751One-way

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Travel Information to Mainz from Salzburg

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £49
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £21 • 7 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 263 miles (424 km) to Mainz from Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Eurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Salzburg to Mainz.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Mainz, Germany from Salzburg, Austria currently allowed?

International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Mainz, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Mainz if travelling from Salzburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Mainz, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Salzburg to Mainz.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Salzburg, Austria from Mainz, Germany?

Return travel to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Austria from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Salzburg, Austria was last verified on 20/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Salzburg from Mainz.

How do I go from Salzburg to Mainz?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Mainz from Salzburg. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Mainz from Salzburg?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Mainz. Tickets for a train cost on average £21.

This is compared to other travel options to Mainz:

A train is £28 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Salzburg to Mainz costing on average £49.

A train journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Mainz by coach, which costs on average £34 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Salzburg to Mainz?

The quickest way to travel to Mainz from Salzburg is by flight, which takes on average 4 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Mainz by train can take on average 7 h 22 min.

How far is Mainz from Salzburg?

You should expect to travel around 263 miles (424 km) from Salzburg to Mainz.

How many services a day are there from Salzburg to Mainz?

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Mainz is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Salzburg to Mainz:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Salzburg to Mainz depart from Salzburg, Lastenstrasse to Mainz, Hbf.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Salzburg to Mainz depart from Salzburg Hbf to Mainz Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Salzburg to Mainz?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Mainz from Salzburg with Eurowings Europe, and you can find Eurowings Europe Salzburg to Mainz tickets for £49 on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach between Salzburg and Mainz with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Salzburg to Mainz tickets for £34 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Salzburg and Mainz with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Salzburg to Mainz tickets for £21 on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Mainz from Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct routes from Salzburg to Mainz with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Mainz with Lufthansa Cityline.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Mainz with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn with 16 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Mainz tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Mainz from Salzburg?
Omio customers who travel from Salzburg to Mainz often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Cologne. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Mainz and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy tickets between Salzburg and Mainz online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £49 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £34 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £21 one way on average.

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

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