There are 8 ways to get from Colmar to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$98 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Strasbourg Bâle Mulhouse Fribourg aéroport > Colmar > Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen N11

$26 - $45

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Strasbourg Bâle Mulhouse Fribourg aéroport > Colmar > Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Köln

$68 - $100

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Colmar to Cologne 266.2 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$113 - $334

Bus to Basel, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BSL - DUS

$85 - $268

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h 40 min

  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 Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ZRH - CGN

$107 - $303

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 32 min

  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 Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS

$127 - $307

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

You can take a train from Colmar to Cologne via Strasbourg and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colmar to Cologne via Strasbourg, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 8 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Colmar to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Colmar to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Köln
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colmar to Cologne?

The distance between Colmar and Cologne is 319 km. The road distance is 426 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colmar to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from Colmar to Cologne is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Colmar to Cologne?

The quickest way to get from Colmar to Cologne is to drive which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

Is there a direct train between Colmar and Cologne?

No, there is no direct train from Colmar to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Köln Hbf via Strasbourg and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Colmar and Cologne?

No, there is no direct bus from Colmar to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Köln, Heumarkt via Strasbourg and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

How long does it take to get from Colmar to Cologne?

It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Colmar to Cologne, including transfers.