There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$62 - $92

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Colmar 108

$17 - $29

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Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar 177.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Basel, train  •  3 h 22 min

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

$101 - $313

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$148 - $376

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Colmar. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Colmar via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Colmar is 246 km. The road distance is 283.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Colmar train services, operated by TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Colmar station.

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  • Distance: 153.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar via Strasbourg in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
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
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Colmar
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Frankfurt am Main to Colmar train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Colmar is 284 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Colmar.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Colmar bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1181+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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