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Köthen - Mannheim Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 96 daily trains from Köthen to Mannheim. Traveling by train from Köthen to Mannheim usually takes around 5 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance220 mi (353 km)
Fastest train4h 0m
Lowest price€50.06
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Köthen to Mannheim?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt to Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg. However, there are 96 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn965h 30m€75.44

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Köthen to Mannheim during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Köthen to Mannheim?

The distance between Köthen and Mannheim is approximately 220 miles, or 353 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Köthen to Mannheim are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Köthen at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Köthen to Mannheim?

There are 96 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Mannheim to Köthen. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Köthen to Mannheim for €32.93.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Köthen?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Köthen.

Where is the train station in Mannheim?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Mannheim than most cities. Most trains from Köthen will stop at one (or more) of the 6 following stations in Mannheim:

Train stations in Mannheim:

  • Mannheim-Friedrichsfeld

  • Mannheim-Friedrichsfeld Süd

  • Mannheim ARENA/Maimarkt

  • Mannheim-Seckenheim

  • Mannheim-Rheinau

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