Mainz to Berlin by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 42m
  • Distance
    454 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 53m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Mainz to Berlin by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Berlin take around 4 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 454 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Berlin.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Berlin?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Mainz to Berlin 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 46 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Mainz to Berlin?

The Mainz to Berlin train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Mainz to Berlin train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Berlin is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 04:03 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 04:03, and the last at 00:01.

When to book Mainz to Berlin 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 Mainz to Berlin by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Berlin?

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

  • ICE
  • 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 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.