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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Basel, train  •  2h 48m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Colmar

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Bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Colmar N1326

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH) BER - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar

Train via Karlsruhe  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Strasbourg Bahnhof 83 / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Ter / ...

Train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice

Drive  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar 825.2 km

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Colmar is around 11h 31m and covers a distance of around 889 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 16m. The fastest train normally takes 8h 11m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Colmar. Typically 26 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 14m
Layover time:
4h 16m
Total time:
11h 31m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
8h 11m
Train distance:
889 km
Trains per week:
26
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:14
Last train departs at:
17:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar is to bus which costs €40 - €50 and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar is to fly and train which costs €55 - €170 and takes 2h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Colmar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Colmar via Berlin Hbf, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 44m.

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It is 646 km from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar. It is approximately 825.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar without a car is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 8h 44m and costs €140 - €290.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 8h 44m and costs €140 - €290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 12h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 646.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar via Berlin Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Strasbourg Bahnhof, and Strasbourg in around 8h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus-de operates a bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Colmar once daily, and the journey takes 12h 40m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
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)
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 Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€24 - €28
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Strasbourg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Colmar
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Berlin Airport BER to Colmar
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Colmar station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar is 825 km. It takes approximately 6h 53m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar.

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Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Colmar bus tickets online with FlixBus and Omio.

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