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

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Basel (BSL) BCN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Colmar

63€ - 240€

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Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lyon Perrache N1131 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Colmar 720

41€ - 94€

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Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Strasbourg (SXB) BCN - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

85€ - 385€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Zurich (ZRH) BCN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar

100€ - 273€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 59m

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

124€ - 302€

Train  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Colmar Tgv

154€ - 210€

Drive  •  9h 43m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Colmar 1053.2 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Colmar is to bus which costs 40€ - 95€ and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Colmar is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 240€ and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Colmar via Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Colmar via Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 28m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Colmar is 849 km. The road distance is 1053.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs 150€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Barcelona to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Colmar train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Colmar is to train which takes 9h 28m and costs 150€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 95€ and takes 15h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 849.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Colmar via Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 9h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Colmar via Lyon Perrache in around 15h 30m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 350€
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 350€
Flights from Barcelona to Strasbourg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
340€ - 800€
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Barcelona to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 750€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Barcelona to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Saint-Louis to Colmar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 St Louis to Colmar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Colmar
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
130€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Colmar
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Colmar is 1053 km. It takes approximately 9h 43m to drive from Barcelona to Colmar.

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