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from Cologne to Mainz

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Travel Information between Cologne and Mainz

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 87 miles (141 km) by bus or train to Mainz from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Mainz.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cologne to Mainz
Travel to Mainz easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Mainz.
What are the ways to get from Cologne to Mainz?

There are 2 ways to travel from Cologne to Mainz including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Mainz?

The cheapest way to go to Mainz from Cologne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mainz:

Taking a bus is about $12 (€10) less than taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Cologne to Mainz?

The fastest way from Cologne to Mainz is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 24 min.

There are alternative travel options to Mainz that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Mainz by bus can take on average 2 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Cologne to Mainz?

The Cologne to Mainz distance is around 87 miles (141 km).

How many services a day are there to Mainz from Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Mainz is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Mainz as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Mainz from Cologne, what are the departure and arrival points in Cologne and Mainz?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Mainz:

  • Buses most often depart from Cologne at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Mainz at Mainz, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Cologne to Mainz?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Mainz:

  • You can go to Mainz from Cologne by bus with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $10 (€8) with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Cologne to Mainz on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Cologne to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Mainz.
Is it possible to travel directly between Cologne and Mainz?

Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Mainz with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 25 direct trains a day to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Mainz tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Cologne and Mainz ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Mainz? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Mainz usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Paris from Mainz, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Cologne to Mainz tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cologne to Mainz, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $10 (€8) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $22 (€18) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Mainz online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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