Cologne to Mainz train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Mainz

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Mainz is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
07:551h23
Cologne
09:18Mainz
£131One-way
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Deutsche Bahn
07:171h58
Cologne
09:15Mainz
£161One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:411h58
Cologne
09:39Mainz
£191One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:171h54
Cologne
10:11Mainz
£231One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:531h46
Cologne
09:39Mainz
£321One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCologne to Mainz

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Deutsche Bahn
07:531h46
Cologne
09:39Mainz
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Deutsche Bahn
15:531h46
Cologne
17:39Mainz
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Deutsche Bahn
13:382h00
Cologne
15:38Mainz
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Deutsche Bahn
07:411h58
Cologne
09:39Mainz
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Deutsche Bahn
07:323h01
Cologne
10:33Mainz
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Train times from Cologne to Mainz

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 23 m

Average

1 h 55 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

141 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Cologne for Mainz every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
07:551h23
Cologne
09:18Mainz
£131One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:531h46
Cologne
09:39Mainz
£321One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
15:531h46
Cologne
17:39Mainz
£391One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
17:531h46
Cologne
19:39Mainz
£431One-way
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Deutsche Bahn
13:531h46
Cologne
15:39Mainz
£411One-way
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A good journey all round, even if the price could have been cheaper. As I only booked just 24 hours before departure, the price for the route was unfortunately surprisingly high. I would have liked to be able to save money here as a student. The toilets were clean and the wifi worked perfectly.

Overview: Train from Cologne to Mainz

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Mainz cover the 87 miles long route taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Mainz Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Mainz

You can travel by train between Cologne and Mainz with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator 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 Cologne and Mainz. 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Cologne to Mainz train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: £13
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 14 a day

FAQs: Cologne to Mainz train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Mainz can start from as little as £13 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Mainz is £32; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Cologne and Mainz is on average 1 h 23 min   for the 87 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Mainz from Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Mainz leaves at 06: 17. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Mainz leaves at 22: 51.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Cologne to Mainz without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn. There are 14 direct trains from Cologne to Mainz each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from Cologne to Mainz you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Cologne to Mainz on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 51.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Mainz, you can end your route in train stations like Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater station and Mainz-Laubenheim station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Mainz Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Mainz from Cologne is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 23 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Cologne to Mainz is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Cologne and Mainz including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Mainz

Cologne
Mainz
Cologne Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Mainz.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Cologne Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Cologne/Bonn FlughafenShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne Messe/DeutzWifiLockersParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne SüdShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-EhrenfeldATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
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Cologne HansaringATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne MülheimShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne WestATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-Müngersdorf TechnologieparkATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
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Cologne TrimbornstrATMAccessibility
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ATMATM
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Cologne-NippesParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Cologne-BuchforstParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Cologne Geldernstr. /ParkgürtelATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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