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Trains Mainz to Cologne: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Mainz to Cologne?

When you're traveling from Mainz to Cologne, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $ 37.71. You might be able to find prices as low as $ 9.36, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Mainz to Cologne by train

Best price $ 10.55
Journey duration 2 h 3 min
Connections per day 398
First departure 02:01
Last departure 01:45
Distance 87.6 mi
Departure Mainz
Arrival Cologne
Carriers Bahn, Deutsche Bahn, Saveatrain, FlixTrain

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Route Summary by Train

Connections
394
Carriers
4
Minimum price
$ 9.36
Maximum price
$ 142.83

Mainz - Cologne

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$ 10.55

Date
Thursday, August 11th 2022
Deutsche Bahn-logo
Mainz Römisches Theater - Köln Süd
1:45pm - 4:21pm
Deutsche Bahn
2h 36min
1 changes
CO2: 0.41kg
Cheapest
By Bus

$ 16.39

Date
Wednesday, August 10th 2022
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Mainz - Cologne Airport
2:20pm - 5:25pm
FlixBus
3h 5min
CO2: 4.98kg

How long is the journey from Mainz to Cologne by train?

The distance between Mainz and Cologne is around 88.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 h 3 min. However, the fastest routes between Mainz and Cologne take 1 h 15 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Mainz to Cologne?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Mainz to Cologne leaving at 21:42. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 01:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use to travel from Mainz to Cologne?

You will be able to leave Mainz by using stations such as Mainz Hbf, Mainz central station (FlixTrain) and Mainz Römisches Theater. These connect you to stations including Köln Süd, Köln Hbf, Köln West, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl., Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Cologne central station (train), Cologne South station (FlixTrain), Cologne Messe/Deutz station (FlixTrain) and Heumarkt, Köln in Cologne. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Mainz or in Cologne, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Mainz to Cologne?

You will be able to travel from Mainz to Cologne using companies such as Bahn, Deutsche Bahn, Saveatrain and FlixTrain. Combined, these providers offer an average of 396 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 399 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Mainz to Cologne using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 35 direct connections from Mainz to Cologne each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 361 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.

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