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There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Colmar by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$45 - $79

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Bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Colmar 775

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Line 6 train, train  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the line 6 train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Baden 6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Baden to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar

$52 - $89

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Colmar 93.9 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Colmar is to bus which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 29 and takes 1h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Colmar. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Colmar via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Zürich and Colmar is 119 km. The road distance is 150.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 80.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Zürich to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Zürich to Colmar train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Colmar is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 2h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 74.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 13m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Colmar via Basel SBB in around 2h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Colmar once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Baden
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Zürich to Colmar train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Colmar is 150 km. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Zürich to Colmar.

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