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Mainz to Darmstadt by train

It takes an average of 35m to travel from Mainz to Darmstadt by train, over a distance of around 19 miles (30 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Mainz to Darmstadt and tickets for this journey start from $18.63 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 32m
PriceFrom $18.63
Distance19 miles (30 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train07:49
Last train14:49
Departure stationMainz
Arrival stationDarmstadt
ChangesDirect trains available

Mainz to Darmstadt train times

Check out the next trains departing from Mainz to Darmstadt for Tuesday Jun 22nd 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:49 09:21 32m, direct
09:10 09:50 40m, 1 change
09:49 10:21 32m, direct
10:10 10:52 42m, 1 change
10:49 11:21 32m, direct
11:10 11:50 40m, 1 change
11:49 12:21 32m, direct
12:10 12:52 42m, 1 change
12:49 13:21 32m, direct
13:10 13:50 40m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Mainz to Darmstadt

The price of train tickets from Mainz to Darmstadt starts at $18.63 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Mainz to Darmstadt by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Mainz to Darmstadt

Want to know more about your journey from Mainz to Darmstadt? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Mainz to Darmstadt take?

The average journey time by train between Mainz and Darmstadt is 35 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Mainz and Darmstadt by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Mainz to Darmstadt is 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Mainz to Darmstadt cost?

Train tickets from Mainz to Darmstadt can start from as little as $18.63 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Mainz to Darmstadt?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Mainz to Darmstadt without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Mainz to Darmstadt each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Mainz to Darmstadt leave?

The first train from Mainz to Darmstadt leaves at 07:49. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Mainz to Darmstadt leave?

The last train from Mainz to Darmstadt leaves at 14:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Mainz and Darmstadt by train?

Trains travelling from Mainz to Darmstadt cover a distance of around 19 miles (30 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Darmstadt to Mainz.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Mainz to Darmstadt for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/22/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/04/2021 for travel on 04/04/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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