Mainz to Cologne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Mainz to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Mainz to Cologne take around 1 hour and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 139 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Mainz to Cologne?
Direct trains from Mainz to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 24 direct trains on the route from Mainz to Cologne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Mainz to Cologne?
The Mainz to Cologne train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Mainz to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 04:08 and the last train is around 00:01.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 04:03, and the last at 00:01.
What's the Mainz to Cologne train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Mainz to Cologne are $23.00, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $23, 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 Mainz to Cologne train tickets?
Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
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Which train companies operate between Mainz and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Mainz to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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