If you are looking for a reliable car rental in Mainz, Buchbinder is your competent partner for both private and business short-term or long-term rentals. From passenger cars to trucks, our fleet includes a wide range of low-cost rental cars for Mainz. We rely on high-quality manufacturers such as Mercedes, BMW or VW and provide for your activities - such as city breaks, shopping tours in the city or business appointments - the appropriate rental car ready. You will find nimble racers, sporty convertibles and comfortable sedans. If you travel with a larger group, our spacious Sprinters are the perfect choice, and you can master your move with a Buchbinder van. You can book your rental car for Mainz comfortably online or directly at one of our two rental stations in Mainz. You select your preferred vehicle class, state special requests - such as navigation devices - and the selected protection package. If you have further questions, please contact our friendly customer service, who will gladly advise you by phone during our opening hours at the rental stations or around the clock.
Buchbinder Car Rental offers numerous car and truck models:
By renting the right car from us uncomplicatedly, you discover Mainz flexibly and comfortably. In the historical capital of Rhineland-Palatinate, we are there for you at two locations. You will find our car rental station in the Dalheimer Wiese in the west of the city, while we are represented in the south in Hechtsheim. Coming from the airport Frankfurt am Main (FRA), you reach the rental station Dalheimer Wiese with the ICE / RB26 in 50 minutes, by taxi in 30 minutes. If you arrive by train, you are at the main station Mainz with the RB26 in 18 minutes at our location Dalheimer Wiese, while you arrive in 14 minutes by taxi to Hechtsheim. From both rental stations you can easily reach the old town in 15 minutes by car and in 13 minutes the Mainz fair.
The history of the city along the left bank of the Rhine dates back to prehistoric times, while the first settlements came from the Celts and later the Romans. In the early Middle Ages Mainz attained great importance as a trading and episcopal city and rose in the late Middle Ages to the electoral residence city. On the basis of archaeological sites as well as churches, secular buildings and art treasures of all epochs from Romanesque to Baroque you follow the historical traces in Mainz. Immediately at the Südbahnhof you can see through glass panes on the relics of a gigantic Roman stage theater. From the highest aqueduct north of the Alps, the Roman stones once used as pillars in the Zahlbachtal bear witness, whereas the Drusus stone reminds on the citadel grounds of the Roman death cult. For over 300 years, the citadel has been rising above the old town on Jakobsberg, offering a wonderful view of the fortress town. It invites to top and underground tours such as a visit to the City History Museum. There you can expect exciting permanent and special exhibitions, for example on the subject of "Mainz and wine".
A glimpse into life in the 12th century can be found in the historic center with the Romanesque tower "Haus zum Stein". Of the once 34 towers of the medieval city fortifications, you can still visit three today: the Alexander, the wooden and the iron tower. The Gonsenheim Gate was preserved from the times of the Rheingau Wall in the 19th century, while the baroque Gautor was originally built in the Middle Ages. A special experience awaits you with the blue glass windows by Marc Chagall in the hall church St. Stephan on the mountain of the same name. With St. Christoph you explore the Church of the Nativity of Johannes Gutenberg, whereas the St. Martin Cathedral in Mainz reflects 1,000 years of city history.
The stronghold of the carnival attracts with a series of events throughout the year. The Johannisnacht stands as a multi-day celebration in the sign of Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the book printing. His birthplace dedicated to him the annual folk festival and reminds him all year round with the Gutenberg path in ten stations. Every second year at night, the gates to the most popular museums are open as part of the Mainz Museum Night. Unusual experiences with a supporting program of music and culinary delights await you, for example, in the Landes-, Gutenberg- and Naturhistorisches Museum. In addition to numerous open-air festivals, summer highlights include the Mainz summer lights along the banks of the Rhine. In the form of an adventure mile, these offer several rides, stages, street food and a wine village between the Fischer and Kaisertor gates. Annual highlight is the firework display with laser show. The Oktoberfest, the Christmas market and the wine days are in addition to carnival also popular festivals and events.
With its markets and shops, Mainz is a shopper's paradise. The most beautiful shopping experiences are the weekly market under the cathedral and the cherry orchard in the half-timbered houses of the old town. Take a stroll through the Römerpassage as well as over the Schillerplatz and browse through the rarities of the Krempelmarkt on the banks of the Rhine. A variety of cafes, bars, trendy bars and wine restaurants invites you to try Rhineland delicacies in the wine capital of Mainz.
If you rent a car, these rule apply in Mainz as well as all across Germany:
For your rental car, you will find sufficient parking space in Mainz in the form of free parking lots and parks for a fee.