Mainz to Zurich by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 3m
  • Distance
    293 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 18m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Mainz to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Zurich take around 4 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 293 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Zurich.

1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Zurich?

Direct trains from Mainz to Zurich have been found.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Mainz to Zurich every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 3 departures.

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

The Mainz to Zurich train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 12:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 12:40, and the last at 12:57.

When to book Mainz to Zurich train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Zurich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Zurich?

Eurocity (EC) is the train company that operates on the route from Mainz to Zurich.

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

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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.