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There are 8 ways to get from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv / ...

50€ - 91€

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Train, bus  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz to Frankfurt Flughafen T1 Lufthansa Express Bus

Bus, train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Colmar Théâtre to Breisach Bahnhof 1076 / ...
  2. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 284.1 km

30€ - 45€

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

132€ - 399€

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  5h 37m

  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 Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA

89€ - 464€

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA

125€ - 422€

Train to Basel, fly  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Colmar to St Louis
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

103€ - 392€

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The cheapest way to get from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level). However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Colmar and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 245 km. The road distance is 284.1 km.

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The best way to get from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs 45€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), including transfers.

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Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Colmar station.

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

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Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 284 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).

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  • Distance: 244.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Colmar, France and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), Germany?

You can take a train from Colmar to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) via Strasbourg in around 3h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
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 Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Colmar to Saint-Louis
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Colmar to St Louis
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 25€
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 Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Strasbourg to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Colmar to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
50€ - 65€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
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€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz to Frankfurt Flughafen T1
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus
Regio-Verkehrsverbund Freiburg GmbH (RVF)
Phone
0761 20 72 80
Email
info@rvf.de
Website
rvf.de
Bus from Colmar Théâtre to Breisach Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
rvf.de
Sonstige
Website
suedbadenbus.de
Bus from Colmar to Breisach Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
suedbadenbus.de

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