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from Zurich to Mainz

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Travel Information to Mainz from Zurich

distanceDistance180 miles (291 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £133
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £25 • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £133 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 180 miles (291 km) by flight or train to Mainz from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Mainz.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Mainz, Germany if I’m coming from Zurich, Switzerland?

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Mainz, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Mainz from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Mainz, Germany from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Mainz, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Mainz closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Mainz, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Mainz restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Mainz?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 23/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Mainz closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Zurich to Mainz?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Zurich to Mainz. You can take a flight or train.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Mainz, which costs on average £25.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mainz:

A train is about £108 less than a flight, which costs on average £133 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Mainz?

The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Mainz is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

What is the distance from Zurich to Mainz?

You should expect to travel around 180 miles (291 km) from Zurich to Mainz.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Mainz is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Mainz?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Zurich to Mainz depart from Zürich HB to Mainz Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Zurich to Mainz?

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

  • You can travel between Zurich and Mainz by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £133 with Swiss from Zurich to Mainz.
  • You can travel to Mainz from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £25 with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Mainz.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Zurich to Mainz?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich 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 Zurich and Mainz itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Mainz and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Zurich to Mainz tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich to Mainz, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £133 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £25 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Mainz tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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