Duration 1h 59m
Distance 241.3 km
Average price 50€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Mannheim takes 1h 59m and the fastest train takes 1h 28m. There is an hourly train service from Cologne to Mannheim. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Mannheim
1h 28m
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23€ - 85€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Mannheim Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Cologne and Mannheim is 193 km. The road distance is 241.3 km.

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Cologne to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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Cologne to Mannheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Cologne and Mannheim?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Koeln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 45€ - 65€ and the journey takes 1h 28m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 55€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koeln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 55€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 55€

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