There are 5 ways to get from Bensheim to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bensheim to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Colmar Ter / ...

40€ - 102€

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Bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Colmar 108

20€ - 64€

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Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Bensheim to Colmar 230.8 km

27€ - 40€

Train, fly to Basel  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Bensheim to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Gare de St-Louis to Gare de Colmar

91€ - 359€

Train, fly to Zurich  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bensheim to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  4. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar

115€ - 410€

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The cheapest way to get from Bensheim to Colmar is to bus which costs 19€ - 65€ and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Bensheim to Colmar is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bensheim to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Bensheim and arriving at Gare de Colmar via Mannheim Hbf and Gare de Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Bensheim and Colmar is 201 km. The road distance is 230.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bensheim to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs 40€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Bensheim to Colmar, including transfers.

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Bensheim to Colmar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Bensheim station.

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The best way to get from Bensheim to Colmar is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs 40€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 65€ and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bensheim to Colmar train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Colmar station.

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Map of how to get from Bensheim to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 200.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between Bensheim, Germany and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Bensheim to Colmar via Mannheim Hbf, Strasbourg, and Gare de Strasbourg in around 3h 18m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bensheim to Colmar every 3 hours. Tickets cost 13€ - 16€ and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bensheim to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bensheim to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bensheim to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bensheim to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26 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
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
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 Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 14€
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Gare de St-Louis to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 14€
1st Class
17€ - 21€
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 15€
1st Class
19€ - 22€
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bensheim to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bensheim to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bensheim to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 St Louis to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bensheim to Colmar is 231 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Bensheim to Colmar.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1584+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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