ICE trains at Mannheim Hbf

Köln / Cologne / Koeln to Mannheim by train



From Köln/Cologne Hbf to Mannheim Hbf


Online bookings usually open: 6 months ahead of the travel date

On DB Bahn look for the journeys which have '0 in the chg. column and 'ICE' in the Products column.

Use the earlier/later buttons to search for the cheapest ticket prices.

Departures at different times can be cheaper than others leaving on the same day -so you may need to look through the day's departures to find the cheapest fares.

Book 1st class ticket journey tickets and your seat reservation is included - but they're optional when booking 2nd class tickets, or if you will be travelling with a 1st or 2nd class rail pass.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
DB Bahn from €19.90

DB Bahn Guide

DB is the national railway operator in Germany, so its website can be used for booking journeys by German express trains; the ICE and IC trains and it doesn't charge booking fees.
It also sells tickets for journeys by direct trains on all international routes from Germany regardless of whether DB is operating the train service.

It also sells an extensive range of end-to-end journeys which involve making connections both within Germany and in neighboring countries, but journeys between Germany and Britain cannot be booked on DB.

A key feature of DB website worth keeping mind is that it offers 1st class ticket purchasers complimentary seat reservations on journeys both within and to/from Germany.

Seat reservations for daytime in both 1st and 2nd class can also be booked separately from tickets.

On this journey

Journey Features

High Speed (partial journey)

Good to Know

Final Destination: Munchen Hbf or Basel SBB

These trains travel on the high speed line between Seigburg/Bonn and Frankfurt Flughafen,

The timetable is split, so that in even hours the train to Mannheim will be continuing on to Basel, but in odd hours the trains from Koln to Mannheim will be heading to Munchen/Munich.

Hence many of the journey options for train journeys by ICE between Koln and destinations to the south of Mannheim, involve making a transfer between trains in Mannheim.

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