Cologne to Mainz by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Cologne to Mainz by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Mainz take around 1 hour and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 139 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Mainz.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Mainz?
Direct trains from Cologne to Mainz have been found.
We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Mainz every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Mainz?
The Cologne to Mainz train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Mainz train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Mainz is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:53 and the last train is around 23:53.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Cologne to Mainz train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Mainz are $9.93.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $22, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Cologne to Mainz train tickets?
Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Mainz by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Mainz?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Mainz, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Mainz to Cologne by train