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Mainz to Kaiserslautern by train

  • First train
    04:03
  • Last train
    00:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 26m
  • Distance
    72 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Mainz to Kaiserslautern by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Kaiserslautern take around 1 hour and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 72 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Kaiserslautern.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Kaiserslautern?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Mainz to Kaiserslautern every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

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

The Mainz to Kaiserslautern train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kaiserslautern is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 04:03 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 04:08, and the last at 00:38.

When to book Mainz to Kaiserslautern 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 Kaiserslautern by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Kaiserslautern?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Kaiserslautern 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.