If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
Travelling by bus to Cologne from Mainz: how many daily connections are there?
5 connections are available every day to travel from Mainz to Cologne by bus. The main part of these connections, that is to say 4 routes, are direct lines and the rest, that is to say 1 routes include one or many changes. As a result, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change. Nevertheless, selecting a ticket with an indirect line could be more efficient if you want to reach Cologne at the last minute especially if there are too few connections even though the trip is longer.
When do the first and last buses from Mainz to Cologne leave?
While the first bus leaves at 06:09, the last one leaves Mainz at 18:09. The duration of the journey is on average 3 hours and 32 minutes, but it can take you only 3 hours and 10 minutes with the fastest connections.
By bus from Mainz to Cologne: which companies offer the service?
Virail counts among its partners also FlixBus, with buses from Mainz to Cologne.
Flixbus is undoubtedly one of the youngest and most famous bus companies in whole Europe. With more than 40 millions passengers only in 2017, Flixbus offers national and international bus connections, also with night buses.