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There are 4 ways to get from Basel SBB Station to Colmar by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  43 min

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

$17 - $25

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Bus  •  1 h 35 min

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

$4 - $8

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Basel to Colmar 39.7 miles

$5 - $8

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Basel SBB Station to Colmar 41.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Basel SBB Station to Colmar is to rideshare which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel SBB Station to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Colmar. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Basel-SBB and arriving at Gare de Colmar. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Basel SBB Station and Colmar is 62 km. The road distance is 66.3 km.

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The best way to get from Basel SBB Station to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs SFr 17 - SFr 25.

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The train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar takes 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Basel SBB Station to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel central station.

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Basel SBB Station to Colmar train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Basel-SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel SBB Station to Colmar is to train which takes 43 min and costs SFr 17 - SFr 25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 4 - SFr 8 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel SBB Station to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 38.5 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Basel SBB Station, Switzerland and Colmar, France?

SNCF operates a train from Basel SBB Station to Colmar hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 43 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel SBB Station to Colmar every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$23 - $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 Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Basel to Colmar
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Basel SBB Station to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Colmar station.

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Basel SBB Station to Colmar train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel SBB Station to Colmar is 66 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Basel SBB Station to Colmar.

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There are 1222+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Basel SBB Station and Colmar. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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