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Rhine Valley Line Scenic Train

The Rhine Valley Line offers a laid-back cruise through the German wine country. Visit the charming towns Koblenz and Mainz and enjoy the relaxing scenery of riverside vineyards.


The Rhine Valley Line is fully included in your Eurail Pass.

Rhine Valley Line route

Map with route of Rhine valley Line

The West Rhine railway pulls out of charming Mainz and glides into the charm and charisma of the wine producing region. It meanders along the west bank of the River Rhine, showcasing the calm water and vineyard-laden slopes of the valleys it passes through. Just a few tunnels interrupt the view until you reach Koblenz, where the Moselle River meets the Rhine.


The Rhine Valley Line operates on the following route:

  • Koblenz - Mainz


Facilities and services

  • À la carte menu restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Audio system
  • Children's entertainment
  • Disabled facilities
  • Luggage lockers
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Power sockets
  • Restaurant/bistro
  • Snack trolley
  • Video screens
  • Waiter service
  • WiFi internet

Facilities may differ per train and route.


Additional information

Conditions for Eurail Pass holders

If your Eurail Pass is valid for Germany then you can also use it on the Rhine Valley lines.


Highlights are the fortress of Ehrenbreitstein in Koblenz, the castles of Marksburg, Stahleck, Katz and Maus or the Pfalz castle on an island in the river bed. There are many other places worth a visit too. Cities like Bacharach, St. Goar or Rüdesheim are completing the unique picture of this beautiful landscape.

Your Eurail Pass is not only valid on DB trains, but also gives a discount on boats operated by Köln-Düsseldorfer Rheinschiffahrt AG (KD Rhine line). Passengers can change from train to boat or vice versa at numerous stops. See extra pass benefits in Germany for more info.