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Trip Zurich Mainz

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Mainz

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How to get from Zurich to Mainz?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Mainz. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Mainz

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) with a distance of 182 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Zurich Mainz is a direct bound.
Trains ICE of Deutsche Bahn to Mainz leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Mainz will take place at Mainz Hbf station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Mainz.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Mainz from Zurich without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Zurich-Mannheim and Mannheim-Mainz.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Mannheim - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station (0.5 mi from Mannheim, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (0.8 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Mannheim. Once arrived in Mannheim, take another coach of FlixBus that will take you to Mainz bus station (Rhineland-Palatinate Germany).
No flight allows you to fly directly to Mainz from Zurich. You can take the flight Zurich-Frankfurt am Main and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt International airport, IATA code: FRA) operated by Swiss International Airlines or Lufthansa.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Mainz?

Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides a rail connection Zurich-Mainz with the train ICE from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Mainz Hbf at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
ÖBB transports passengers on a rail line from Frankfurt am Main to Mainz with the train Euronight which leaves Frankfurt am Main Flughafen Fernbahnhof station to arrive at Mainz Hbf railway station (Rhineland-Palatinate Germany)
SBB CFF FFS operates the train journey Zurich-Darmstadt with the train InterCity (IC) from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Darmstadt Hbf at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Bus companies
FlixBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Mannheim - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) (Baden-Württemberg Germany) and between the city of Mannheim (serving Mannheim - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Mainz where the coach will drop you off at Mainz Hbf station situated at about 0.6 mi from Mainz city centre.
Eurolines CH is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Karlsruhe (Baden-Württemberg Germany)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Mainz (182.7 mi)
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Frankfurt am Main (arrival at Frankfurt International FRA airport)
Lufthansa flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Frankfurt am Main (serving Frankfurt International FRA airport)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Mainz

When travelling from Mainz to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Karlsruhe located at 114 mi from Zurich and 69 mi away from Mainz, Mannheim situated at 147 mi from Zurich and at approximately 37 mi from Mainz, Darmstadt located at 19 mi from Mainz, Frankfurt am Main 21 mi away from Mainz (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Mainz or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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