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There are 4 ways to get from Bern to Colmar by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar Basel-SBB - Strasbourg / ...

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Train, bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar 108 / ...

$40 - $72

2 alternative options

Train via Colmar  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$48 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Colmar 100.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Gare de Colmar via Gare de Basel-SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bern and Colmar is 126 km. The road distance is 161.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Bern to Colmar, including transfers.

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Bern to Colmar train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Colmar train services, operated by Sncf, arrive at Gare de Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Colmar is 161 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Bern to Colmar.

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There are 1207+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 78.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Bern to Colmar via Basel SBB and Gare de Basel-SBB in around 1 h 54 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
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.

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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

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