Hanover to Mainz by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:14
  • Last train
    23:01
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 5m

Travelling from Hanover to Mainz by train

Fast trains from Hanover to Mainz take around 3 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 284 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hanover and Mainz.

Are there direct trains from Hanover to Mainz?

Journeys between Hanover and Mainz usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Hanover to Mainz every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 24 departures.

How long is the train journey from Hanover to Mainz?

The Hanover to Mainz train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Hanover to Mainz train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Mainz is usually scheduled to depart Hanover around 05:14 and the last train is around 21:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hanover around 05:20, and the last at 23:01.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Hanover to Mainz train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Hanover to Mainz by train.

Which train companies operate between Hanover and Mainz?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hanover to Mainz, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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