There are 3 ways to get from Colmar to Gimmelwald by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...

$77 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Basel, Basel central station 108 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$60 - $112

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Colmar to Gimmelwald 149.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between Colmar and Gimmelwald is 175 km. The road distance is 238.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colmar to Gimmelwald without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Colmar to Gimmelwald, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colmar to Gimmelwald is 239 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Colmar to Gimmelwald.

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There are 1283+ hotels available in Gimmelwald. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colmar to Gimmelwald.
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  • Distance: 109.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Colmar to Gimmelwald via Basel SBB, Interlaken Ost, Lauterbrunnen, and Lauterbrunnen, Bahnhof in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Colmar to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Colmar to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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