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There are 4 ways to get from Colmar to Stuttgart by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...

40€ - 81€

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Bus  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Kornwestheim N1326

16€ - 20€

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Breisach Bahnhof 76 / ...
  2. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Colmar to Stuttgart 219.2 km

24€ - 35€

Colmar to Stuttgart by trains

The train journey time between Colmar and Stuttgart is around 2h 3m and covers a distance of around 223 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 57m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Colmar to Stuttgart train service departs from Colmar and arrives in Stuttgart Hbf. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 3m
Fastest train time:
1h 57m
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
54€
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:06
Last train departs at:
19:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Colmar to Stuttgart train schedules

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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Colmar to Stuttgart is to bus, which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Colmar to Stuttgart is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Colmar to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Colmar and Stuttgart is 155 km. The road distance is 219.2 km.

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The best way to get from Colmar to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 35€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Colmar to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Colmar to Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs 35€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 21€ and takes 3h 43m.

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Colmar to Stuttgart train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colmar to Stuttgart is 219 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Colmar to Stuttgart.

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Map of how to get from Colmar to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 155.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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

You can take a train from Colmar to Stuttgart via Strasbourg in around 2h 51m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Colmar to Kornwestheim 5 times a week. Tickets cost 13€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 30m.

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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 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
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
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
27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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€
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 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Colmar to Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sonstige
Website
suedbadenbus.de
Bus from Colmar to Breisach Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
suedbadenbus.de
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

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