How to get from Vienna to Mainz

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from Vienna to Mainz

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Mainz on 19 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h03 18:18Mainz Hbf
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15:45Vienna14h10 05:55Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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15:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h03 22:18Mainz Hbf
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13:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h03 20:18Mainz Hbf
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09:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h03 16:18Mainz Hbf
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Travel Information between Vienna and Mainz

distanceDistance385 miles (621 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£33 - £36
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £33 • 7 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 385 miles (621 km) from Vienna to Mainz. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £33. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Vienna to Mainz.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna 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 Vienna to Mainz.

International travel from Vienna, 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 Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 17/05/2022; 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 Vienna to Mainz.

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 Vienna, Austria was last verified on 16/05/2022. 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 Vienna from Mainz.

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

The cheapest way from Vienna to Mainz is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £33 compared to other travel options to Mainz:

A train journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Mainz by coach, which costs on average £36 for the same trip.

A train journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Mainz by plane, which costs on average £35 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Mainz from Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 12 h 19 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 3 min   on average.

The distance between Vienna and Mainz is around 385 miles (621 km).

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Mainz is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) to Mainz.
  • Most travellers board their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Mainz Hbf.

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

  • You can travel to Mainz from Vienna by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £36 with Flixbus from Vienna to Mainz.
  • You can travel between Vienna and Mainz by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £35 with Eurowings from Vienna to Mainz.
  • You can travel from Vienna to Mainz by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £33 with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Mainz.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Vienna to Mainz often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Cologne. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Vienna and Mainz itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Mainz and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £36 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £35 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £33 one way.

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

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