Mainz to Idar-Oberstein by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 6m
  • Distance
    75 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 17m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Mainz to Idar-Oberstein by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Idar-Oberstein take around 1 hour and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 75 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Idar-Oberstein.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Idar-Oberstein?

Direct trains from Mainz to Idar-Oberstein have been found.

We usually find around 29 direct trains on the route from Mainz to Idar-Oberstein every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Mainz to Idar-Oberstein?

The Mainz to Idar-Oberstein train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Mainz to Idar-Oberstein train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Idar-Oberstein is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 05:26 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 05:56, and the last at 00:38.

When to book Mainz to Idar-Oberstein 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 Idar-Oberstein by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Idar-Oberstein?

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

  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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.

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