Warning to Visitors

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Mainz is a German city, located on the River Rhine, opposite Wiesbaden. The city is divided into 15 districts, with local councils deciding on local issues.

The city is a major transport hub for the southern part of Germany. Its port handles a considerable number of industrian containers, whilst Mainz Central Station (Mainz Hauptbahnhof) sees 80,000 travellers pass through it each day.

How to get to Mainz from
Route 1:

When travelling between Vienna (Wien) and Cologne (Koln), you have the choice of either taking the daytime InterCity Express service, or this night time EuroNight sleeper train. Connecting service area available from Cologne to reach Frankfurt and onwards to cities including Amsterdam and Paris.

Onboard this train, a mix of accommodation options are available, including First and Second Class sleeping compartments, as well as Second Class couchettes (4 and 6 berth options).