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There are 4 ways to get from Cologne central station to Mechernich by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Mechernich

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Köln Breslauer Platz/Hbf to Euskirchen Bf
  2. Take the bus from Euskirchen Bf to Mechernich Bf

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Cologne central station to Mechernich

Drive

  1. Drive from Cologne central station to Mechernich

Cologne central station to Mechernich by train

The train journey time between Cologne central station and Mechernich is around 51 min and covers a distance of around 54 km. The fastest train normally takes 47 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Cologne central station to Mechernich train service departs from Koeln Hbf and arrives in Mechernich. Typically 245 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
51 min
Fastest train time:
47 min
Train distance:
54 km
Trains per week:
245
Cheapest price:
€9
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:11
Last train departs at:
23:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cologne central station to Mechernich train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Cologne central station → Mechernich
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mechernich is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mechernich is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mechernich is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Cologne central station to Mechernich is to drive which costs €6 - €10 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne central station to Mechernich is to taxi which costs €130 - €160 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne central station to Mechernich. However, there are services departing from Köln Breslauer Platz/Hbf and arriving at Mechernich Bf via Euskirchen Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Mechernich. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Cologne central station and Mechernich is 45 km. The road distance is 57.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne central station to Mechernich without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs €9 - €13.

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The train from Koeln Hbf to Mechernich takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cologne central station to Mechernich bus services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Köln Breslauer Platz/Hbf station.

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Cologne central station to Mechernich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne central station to Mechernich is to train which takes 55 min and costs €9 - €13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Cologne central station to Mechernich.
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  • Distance: 44.5 km
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Cologne central station, Germany and Mechernich, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Koeln Hbf to Mechernich hourly. Tickets cost €9 - €13 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne central station to Mechernich via Euskirchen Bf in around 1h 34m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

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Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Mechernich
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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
Bus from Köln Breslauer Platz/Hbf to Euskirchen Bf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus from Euskirchen Bf to Mechernich Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nahreisezug
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Köln Breslauer Platz/Hbf to Euskirchen Bf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus from Euskirchen Bf to Mechernich Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
RVK Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH NL Euskirchen
Phone
0180 6 13 13 13
Email
info@rvk.de
Website
rvk.de
Bus from Euskirchen Bf to Mechernich Bf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
RVK Regionalverkehr Köln GmbH NL Euskirchen
Other operators
Taxi from Cologne central station to Mechernich
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
€130 - €160
TaxiCologne
Phone
+49 172 5225454
Website
taxicologne.de
Taxi Zentrale Köln
Phone
+49 162 4164152
Website
cologne-cab.com
Taxi Cologne
Phone
+49 151 51082191
Taxi Call Cologne
Phone
+49 221/2882
Website
taxiruf.de

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Cologne central station to Mechernich bus services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mechernich Bf station.

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Cologne central station to Mechernich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Mechernich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne central station to Mechernich is 57 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Cologne central station to Mechernich.

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