The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Mannheim to Cologne will cost around $ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.
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1 h 20 m
2 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 62 train that leave Mannheim for Cologne every day 36 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 193 km distance in an average of 2 h 42 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 20 m .
The slowest train will take 7 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 29 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$25|
|Trains depart from:||Mannheim|
|Trains arrive in:||Cologne|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
There are 50 daily travel opportunities by train from Mannheim to Cologne. Of these, 33 are direct connections with a journey time of around 2 hours 18 minutes. The travel connections with one change are via Mainz, while connections with two changes make an additional stop in Ludwigshafen. The earliest time to travel is at 1.1midnight, the next connections in the morning depart at 4.4midnight. The cheapest and from the cheapest offers fastest connection leaves at 22.35. It reaches Mainz after 0.50 hours driving time. After a change of 0.30 hours the remaining driving time is 2 hours.
The route by train from Mannheim to Cologne is operated only by Deutsche Bahn. This it does in the form of numerous direct links and travel offers with one change and with two changes.
The fastest connection is the direct connection at 12.35. It has a travel time of 1 hour 20 minutes. The second fastest connection starts at 22.35 hours. It is a transfer connection with a total travel time of 2 hours. Most direct connections have travel times between 2 hours 18 minutes. and 2 hours 27 minutes. The cheapest connection has a total travel time of 3.20 hours. It leaves at 22.35 hours. After a driving time of 0.50 hours Mainz will be reached at 23 hours 20 minutes. After another 2 hours. driving time the arrival takes place in Cologne.
50 travel options by train from Mannheim to Cologne are available daily, including 33 direct connections. The offers concentrate on the morning and evening hours. The first offer leaves at 1.10. The next possibilities are at 4.40 am and 6.5 am.
Hauptbahnhof Mannheim. All train connections depart from Mannheim main station. A few metres from the main station, on the station forecourt, there is a bus stop for local public transport bus lines in a turning loop. The tram station is also within walking distance for many city lines.
Central Station Cologne. All trains go to Cologne Central Station. The main train station is located directly next to the cathedral, approx. 0.5 km or 0.3 miles from the cathedral plateau. Connection to public transport is on the exit side of Breslauer Platz. The underground station is about 0.2 km from the main station. S-Bahn connections are within the station, near the exit Breslauer Platz.