Mainz to Bamberg by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    21:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 51m
  • Distance
    189 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Mainz to Bamberg by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Bamberg take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Bamberg.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Bamberg?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Mainz to Bamberg 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 37 departures.

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

The Mainz to Bamberg train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bamberg is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 05:12 and the last train is around 21:43. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Mainz to Bamberg 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 Bamberg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Bamberg?

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

  • 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.

Bamberg to Mainz by train

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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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