Travel & Accommodation

Travel Information

Mainz is at the heart of Europe, in close proximity to Frankfurt/Main (FRA) and Frankfurt Hahn (HHN) airport, and can be quickly and easily reached by road and train.

The conference ticket includes free use of public transport from August 31 to September 3 2016 in Mainz and Wiesbaden (also including Ginsheim, Bischofsheim, Hochheim, Massenheim, Wackerheim, Zornheim, Walluf and Wallau). You will receive one free ride to the University of Mainz with your registration confirmation letter, for conference ticket pick up only.

Please note: This does NOT include a ticket from Frankfurt Airport to Mainz.


by plane

Airport Frankfurt/Main. There is a direct rail link between Frankfurt airport and Mainz with connections to long-distance and regional services. Long distance trains to Mainz depart from „Fernbahnhof“, regional trains to Mainz depart from „Regionalbahnhof“.

  • From „Regionalbahnhof“ take S8 or RE 80 direction „Wiesbaden“ via „Mainz Hauptbahnhof“ (Mainz Central Station). Journey time approx. 20-30 minutes, very frequent service, ticket approx. € 5.
  • From „Fernbahnhof“ take ICE direction „Wiesbaden“ via „Mainz Hauptbahnhof“. Journey time approx. 15 minutes.

Airport Frankfurt Hahn. An airport shuttlebus takes you from Hahn airport to Mainz Central Station and back in 70 minutes, ticket approx. € 15. You will find a bus schedule here.


Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Airlines

Lufthansa Logo
Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on and enter the access code DEZZWGN in the „Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer“ area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to and providing the access code as a reference.


by train

Long-distance services by Deutsche Bahn and regional services by RMV.


Discounted travel with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn offers you to travel conveniently to and from the European Population Conference 2016. Travel by train from anywhere in Germany for just EUR 99.

Your Event Ticket for a return journey to and from Mainz is priced as follows:

With booked trains
2nd ClassEUR 99
1st ClassEUR 159
Fully flexible
2nd ClassEUR 139
1st ClassEUR 199

Your ticket is valid from August 29th to September 5th 2016.

Click to book your ticket quickly and easily online ¹´².

¹ Book your journey either by calling the service hotline on +49 (0) 1806-3111532 and quoting the reference „KIT Dresden“. Please have your credit card details to hand. The hotline is open Mondays to Saturdays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. There is a charge of EUR 0.20 per call from a German landline and a maximum of EUR 0.60 per call from mobile networks.

² Please note that Deutsche Bahn AG introduced a surcharge for all credit card payments in accordance with the conditions of carriage for persons travelling with Deutsche Bahn AG companies („BB Personenverkehr“).


by car

Connections to Autobahn A60, A63, A643 and A66 in all directions.



Mainz offers a wide range of hotels and accommodations in all price categories. We recommend the accommodations offered by HRS.