Travelling to Mainz

By train

Thanks to the geographical location of Mainz, it can easily be reached from virtually all directions. ICE trains stop in Mainz. The main train station is right in the city centre, and the major tourist attractions are within walking distance or can be reached by public bus.

Deutsche Bahn assists disabled passengers with a range of services. 

By plane

Frankfurt International Airport, also known as RheinMain Airport, is about a 20 minutes drive from Mainz and has excellent international flight connections as it is the main German air traffic hub. Frankfurt Hahn airport can be reached in about 60 minutes and there is a bus service from Mainz. 

By public transport

After arriving in Mainz, your best option to move around is using public transport. If you live in the Rhine-Main area, the regional transport service will bring you to Mainz. For local public transport timetables etc., click here.

By car

If you plan on bringing your own car to Mainz, please note that the city of Mainz is a Green Zone area.
For more information, click here.

The city can be easily reached from all directions:

  • From the south, A63 - Mainz intersection
  • From the south, A5 - Frankfurt North West intersection
  • From the north (via Bingen), A60
  • From the north A3




The parking operator Mainz GmbH runs a parking guidance and information system that brings you to the nearest parking facility with free places. For detailed information on car parks, click here.

Green Mobility

The innovative web platform Green Mobility allows you to compare the various travel options, identifying the most comfortable and environmentally friendly ways for you to travel to Mainz. 

For more information, click here.