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There are 11 ways to get from Colmar to Berlin by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Basel, fly

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

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]

Train, train to Zurich, fly

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Luxembourg, fly

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train, train to Saarbrucken, fly

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
  3. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train via Karlsruhe

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Train

  1. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Bus via Berlin Airport BER

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Berlin Airport BER

Drive

  1. Drive from Colmar to Berlin Hbf
France → Germany
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International entry into Germany from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Germany from France

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Considerations leaving from France

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berlin is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Berlin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Berlin is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Germany.

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Last updated: 15 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Colmar to Berlin is to bus which costs €40 - €50 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Colmar to Berlin is to train and fly which costs €60 - €230 and takes 5h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Colmar and arriving at Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Colmar to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof via Strasbourg Bahnhof and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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The distance between Colmar and Berlin is 655 km. The road distance is 820.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colmar to Berlin without a car is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 8h 38m and costs €140 - €240.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Colmar to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Colmar to Berlin is to train via Karlsruhe which takes 8h 38m and costs €140 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 11h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Colmar to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 654.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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

You can take a train from Colmar to Berlin Hbf via Strasbourg Bahnhof and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof in around 8h 38m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Colmar to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] twice daily. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 11h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €400
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €650
Train operators
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 Colmar to St Louis
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €30
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 Colmar to Saint-Louis
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Colmar to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €65
1st Class
€50 - €65
Train from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€24 - €28
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Freiburg to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Flixtrain
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Colmar to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Colmar to Berlin Airport BER
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
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 Basel Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Colmar to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Colmar to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colmar to Berlin is 820 km. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from Colmar to Berlin.

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

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