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

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof 83 / ...

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Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Colmar to Leonberg N1315

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Colmar to Stuttgart 219.2 km

Train, fly  •  4h 34m

  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 Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
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The most affordable way to get from Colmar to Stuttgart is to bus, which costs €12 - €16 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Colmar to Stuttgart is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colmar to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Stuttgart Stadtmitte via Leonberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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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 Hauptbahnhof via Strasbourg Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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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 53m and costs €40 - €85.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Colmar to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Colmar to Stuttgart bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Colmar station.

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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 53m and costs €40 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €16 and takes 3h 58m.

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  • Distance: 155.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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

You can take a train from Colmar to Stuttgart via Strasbourg Bahnhof in around 2h 53m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Colmar to Leonberg twice daily. Tickets cost €12 - €16 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
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
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
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
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
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 Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Colmar to Leonberg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Colmar to Stuttgart bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leonberg station.

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Colmar to Stuttgart train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof 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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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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