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from Cologne to Mainz

You can get from Cologne to Mainz by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Mainz on 26 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h20 22:00Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
0 changes
£71One-way
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19:40Köln, Köln Bonn Airport2h20 22:00Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
0 changes
£71One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
29 Oct
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£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
30 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
31 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£9STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
6 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
8 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Wed
10 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Thu
11 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Fri
12 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
13 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£7STUDENT AGENCY k.s.

Travel Information between Cologne and Mainz

distanceDistance87 miles (141 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 87 miles (141 km) by coach 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Cologne to Mainz.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cologne to Mainz
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FAQs
How do I go from Cologne to Mainz?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Cologne to Mainz. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Mainz?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Mainz, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mainz:

A coach is generally £9 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £16 from Cologne to Mainz.

What is the fastest way to get to Mainz from Cologne?

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

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

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

How far is it from Cologne to Mainz?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Mainz is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Mainz from Cologne as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Cologne? Where do I arrive in Mainz?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Mainz, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in Mainz Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Cologne to Mainz?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Mainz, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For coaches to Mainz. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Cologne to Mainz tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Mainz by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Mainz for £16 on Omio.
Can I travel directly between Cologne and Mainz?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Mainz with BlaBlaCar or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. With direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Mainz with Deutsche Bahn.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Mainz tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Mainz from Cologne?
Your journey from Cologne to Mainz doesn't have to end in Mainz. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Paris to your Cologne to Mainz trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Mainz today!
When should I book a ticket from Cologne to Mainz online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cologne to Mainz, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £7 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £16 one way.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Mainz tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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