There are 8 ways to get from Venice to Colmar by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$72 - $352

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Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Basel, Basel central station N401
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar 108 / ...

$43 - $72

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$102 - $404

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Stuttgart (STR) VCE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$114 - $373

Train via Milano Centrale  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$79 - $219

Train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Zuerich Hb Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$123 - $189

Bus, train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Olten Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$109 - $151

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Colmar 419.5 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Colmar is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Colmar is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 300€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Colmar via Basel, Basel central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Colmar via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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The distance between Venice and Colmar is 479 km. The road distance is 671.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 65€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Venice to Colmar, including transfers.

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Venice to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice, Venice station.

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Venice to Colmar train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Colmar is to train which takes 8 h 39 min and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Venice to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Colmar station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 299.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Venice to Colmar via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB in around 8 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Colmar via Basel, Basel central station in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Venice to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $37
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$80 - $200
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Venezia to Olten Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Venezia to Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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