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Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

How much does it cost to travel to Mainz?

You should plan to spend around $154 (€142) per day on your vacation in Mainz. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $44 (€41) on meals
  • $40 (€37) on local transportation
  • $162 (€149) on hotels

A one week trip to Mainz for two people costs, on average, $2,158 (€1,985). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Mainz cost?

A one week trip to Mainz usually costs around $1,079 (€993) for one person and $2,158 (€1,985) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Mainz on average costs around $2,158 (€1,985) for one person and $4,316 (€3,970) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Mainz will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Mainz on average costs around $4,625 (€4,254) for one person and $9,249 (€8,508) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Mainz has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Mainz expensive to visit?

Prices in Mainz are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Mainz is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Outer Hebrides or Sintra-Cascais National Park.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Mainz Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Mainz?

The average Mainz trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Mainz travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 149 ($162)
Local Transportation 1 37 ($40)
Food 2 41 ($44)
Entertainment 1 33 ($36)
Alcohol 2 11 - 33 ($12 - 36)
Accommodation Budget in Mainz
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Mainz is $81 (€74). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Mainz is $162 (€149). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Mainz

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Mainz based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $83. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Mainz
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Mainz is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $40 (€37) per person, per day, on local transportation in Mainz.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Flights to Mainz
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Rental Cars in Mainz
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Food Budget in Mainz
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Mainz can vary, the average cost of food in Mainz is $44 (€41) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Mainz should cost around $18 (€16) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Mainz is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Mainz
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Mainz typically cost an average of $36 (€33) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Mainz
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $24 (€22) on alcoholic beverages in Mainz per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Mainz On a Budget
Mainz Mainz, Germany
On the Rhine River, the ages of the medieval stand before you in their half-timbered constructions, giving this quaint, old town a hint of the spellbinding. A time capsule of Germany, Mainz is enriched by its vast history as well as its cosmopolitan air. Dating back to around 38 BC, Mainz was built by Romans and founded as the the episcopal seat of the influential Prince-Electors. With its history spanning more than 2,000 years, Mainz is rich in its exquisite architecture, such as its stunning cathedrals, medieval market squares, and Renaissance fountains. However, Mainz also has been blessed with the joys and comforts of modernization, giving way to fantastic shopping centers, tasty restaurants, and absolutely fascinating museums. A media hub and regional capital, Mainz is also known as the wine capital of Germany as its civilians have a long history of winegrowing throughout the city. Whether you seek to oogle at artifacts at the Gutenberg Museum or sit a spell at one of the town's fine eateries, the possibilities are endless in Mainz!
One of the main reasons for why Mainz has claimed global fame is due to its most important and historic museum: the Gutenberg Museum. Lying opposite to the cathedral in the heart of the old part of Mainz, the Gutenberg Museum is one of the oldest museums of book and printing in the world. Founded in 1900, the Gutenberg Museum is dedicated to Time Magazine's most important person: Johannes Gutenberg, the maker of the printing press. The Museum includes a wide variety of treasures, including two original Gutenberg Bibles of the mid-15th century as well as a reconstruction of Gutenberg's workshop. Besides the main exhibit, the Museum also acquires the educational print shop where you can try typesetting and printing, a museum shop, a great variety of educational events and activities for young and old, and several cafes and restaurants in the neighborhood. For adults, the entrance fee is 5 Euro, and the exhibition building is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Discover and appreciate the wonders of Johannes Gutenberg at the Gutenberg Museum!

Being a metropolitan area, Mainz naturally has quite a few shopping malls. One of the many prime selections of shopping destinations include Roemerpassage, or "Roman Passage." Centrally located in the inner city of Mainz and the heart of the city, Roman Passage has 35 specialty stores that sell quality brands. Designed in the sleekest, most modern of styles, Roman Passage has a wide variety of venues that serve health and beauty, gastronomy, food, fashion, toys, and home and living. Some of these shops include BIBA, Buddhas, Douglas, Engbers, and Hugendubel. What's more, Roman Passage also has a touch of the historical as it holds the Isis and Mater Magna Shrine. Discovered in the years 2000 to 2001, the foundations of a Roman temple were found during the excavation work for the underground car park of the Roman Passage. Honoring the ancient Egyptian deity of Isis and the Roman Magna Mater, the Shrine can be visited during select hours. Shop ‘til you drop and enjoy the history at Roman Passage!
Food and Dining
If you are looking for a high-class venue to wine and dine in, look no further than Heiliggeist, or "Holy Spirit." Though the restaurant was founded during the 20th century, the building of the Holy Spirit was built in 1238 as a hospital by the request of Archbishop Siegfried III. A mixed institution, the Holy Spirit served many purposes throughout the Middle Ages, such as providing housing for the sick, homeless, and elderly. The oldest preserved citizen's hospital in Germany, the building measures measures 33 x 19 meters and is two stories. However, today the Holy Spirit works as a fine dining affair, specializing in international cuisine. With menu options mainly pertaining to breakfast and lunch, the Holy Spirit's meals include Parisian breakfast, New York BLT, Amsterdam breakfast, eggs deluxe, and Bavarian breakfast. Have a bite of something delicious at the Holy Spirit!

While rental car services are provided throughout the city, all the destinations listed above and many more can be reached by foot. There are signposts throughout the city as well as maps provided at any information center. However, if you are looking to explore the ins and outs of Mainz more extensively, purchase the Rheinland-Pfalz-Ticket, offering unlimited travel in local trains for up to 5 persons inside the states of Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland and Wiesbaden. The ticket costs anywhere from 21 to 37 Euros depending on where you purchase your ticket from (with purchasing tickets online being the cheapest option). Live and enjoy the German life and stop by Mainz, Germany!


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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