The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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1 h 20 m
1 h 57 m
Trains per day
Of the 77 trains that leave Mainz Hbf for Cologne Hbf every day 35 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||86 miles (139 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 39 min|
|Average train ticket price||$15 (€14)|
|Train frequency||37 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 34 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or Nightjet|
Trains from Mainz Hbf to Cologne Hbf cover the 86 miles (139 km) long route taking on average 1 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixtrain or Nightjet. Normally, there are 37 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $15 (€14), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
You can travel by train from Mainz Hbf to Cologne Hbf with ÖBB Nightjet and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Mainz Hbf and Cologne Hbf. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Mainz Hbf to Cologne Hbf train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey to Cologne Hbf from Mainz Hbf with ÖBB Nightjet! As an official travel partner of ÖBB Nightjet, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from ÖBB Nightjet, compare the best routes from Mainz Hbf to Cologne Hbf as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Nightjet Mainz Hbf to Cologne Hbf train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB Nightjet tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Mainz Hbf to Cologne Hbf on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 86 miles (139 km) journey between Mainz Hbf and Cologne Hbf with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB Nightjet.
Mainz Hbf to Cologne Hbf train information with ÖBB Nightjet:
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Mainz Hbf, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center.
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