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There are 7 ways to get from Arles to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Colmar Tgv

$142 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Nîmes to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 748 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Colmar

$40 - $66

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Basel
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar Basel-SBB - Strasbourg / ...

$80 - $108

Drive  •  6h 26m

  1. Drive from Arles to Colmar 431.3 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Marseille, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$97 - $468

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$142 - $484

Train to Marseille, fly to Metz/Nancy, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) MRS - ETZ
  3. Take the train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$173 - $659

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The cheapest way to get from Arles to Colmar is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Arles to Colmar is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 410€ and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arles to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Colmar via Nîmes and Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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No, there is no direct train from Arles to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Gare de Arles and arriving at Colmar via Avignon Centre and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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The distance between Arles and Colmar is 533 km. The road distance is 690 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs 120€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Arles to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Arles to Colmar train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Arles to Colmar is to train which takes 6h 3m and costs 120€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12h.

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Map of how to get from Arles to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 333.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

What companies run services between Arles, France and Colmar, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Arles to Colmar 4 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arles to Colmar via Nîmes, Lyon, Lyon Perrache, and Lyon in around 12h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Colmar
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $250
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
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
Train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $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
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Avignon to Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Book at
eurolines.ch
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Avignon to Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Nîmes to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nîmes to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Colmar
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Arles to Colmar bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Colmar station.

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Arles to Colmar train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arles to Colmar is 690 km. It takes approximately 6h 26m to drive from Arles to Colmar.

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Air France, Volotea and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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