Take a drive around Mainz

With the historic bus through Mainz

Fancy a bus ride? On the road with the historic bus. Mainz has gained another attraction. The 637 model (articulated bus) has been taking interested guests through the city to places worth seeing since September 2018. This offer has been made possible through the cooperation between Traditionsbus Mainz, mainzplus CITYMARKETING GmbH, and the guest guide association Mainz.

The 637 model drives to historical and interesting sites in the city centre and in Mainz districts up to the Laubenheimer Höhe with a distant view of Hessenland and Mainhattan. Mainz tour guides accompany the guests and explain the sights during the journey. The journey in the bus can be booked for public tours as well as for individual tours with mainzplus CITYMARKETING GmbH.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 15€ per person
Minimum number of participants 15 people, max. 39 people

Combined tour followed by a tour in your own coach

A one hour tour in your own bus through Mainz followed by a tour of the old town or the cathedral. Depending on the size of the group, additional guides may be required for the tour.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 90€ for 1 hour, 125 € for 2 hours

Short tour in the group's coach

The route can be coordinated individually with the tour guide. We recommend the drive through the Große Bleiche, past the State Museum, the Church of St. Peter and the Electoral Palace, and over the Theodor Heuss Bridge.

Duration: 1 hour
Price: 90€

The tram ride

Experience Mainz by tram and learn many interesting and surprising facts about the sights along the way!

The tram travels to historical and interesting sites in the city centre and in the districts that are connected to the rail system.

The tram from 1984 with its 54 seats is still in regular service and runs to Lerchenberg and back.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 15€ per person

Gutenberg Express

The city tour in the Gutenberg Express takes you past the most important sights through narrow streets in the nostalgic train, with the option of getting on and off individually at the stops. The journey starts regularly at Gutenbergplatz, but you can also board individually at the other stops.

Journey time: 55 minutes

Normal price: 9€
Children (6-14 years): 4€
Children up to 5 years: free
Family ticket: 22€ (2 adults + 3 children up to age 14)
Groups: every 10th person free!

You can buy your tickets from the driver on site.

More information can be found here.

Rheinhessen highlight tour

Rheinhessen - the must-sees!

Experience and discover the top sights in Rheinhessen. Enjoy a first look at the highlights of the cultural region. Visit the places that shape this region. Marvel at the influences that the Celts, Romans, Franks, Jews, and French left behind in this beautiful wine region. Enjoy the view from a Rheinhessen "Hiwwel" and discover the trullo as a symbol of this region.

An experienced cultural and wine ambassador accompanies you on your tour to the special features that make this region so unique.

Bus trip 3 hours: 190€ per group
Bus trip 6 hours: 240€ per group
Minimum number of participants: 15 people

Please note that there will be a charge for english speaking tours.


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