There are 6 ways to get from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 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.

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Train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach Re / ...

$92 - $152

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Bus, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Karlsruhe 108
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Würzburg 055 / ...
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$41 - $66

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Dombühl Re

$96 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 209.2 miles

$45 - $65

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg  •  6 h 59 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 Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  4. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach

$138 - $413

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

$141 - $378

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, Ansbach and Steinach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Colmar and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 252 km. The road distance is 334.7 km.

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The best way to get from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to train which takes 6 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Colmar station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Ansbach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 335 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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  • Distance: 157.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Colmar, France and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a train from Colmar to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Strasbourg, Stuttgart Hbf, Ansbach, Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber), and Steinach in around 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Colmar to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Colmar to St-Louis (Haut-Rhin)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$33 - $36
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Dombühl
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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