There are 10 ways to get from Cologne to Colmar 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.

Recommended option

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Ice
  2. Ice / ...
  3. Tgv / ...
  4. Tgv

$93 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. 108

$26 - $43

8 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Ice
  2. Tgv

$97 - $140

Bus, train  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Tgv

$80 - $114

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. 266.2 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. FRA - BSL

$130 - $354

Fly Dusseldorf to Basel, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. DUS - BSL

$86 - $270

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. CGN - ZRH

$97 - $287

Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. DUS - ZRH

$101 - $271

Fly Dusseldorf to Stuttgart, bus, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. DUS - STR

$109 - $239

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Colmar is 319 km. The road distance is 426 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Colmar is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Colmar is to drive which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Colmar via Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Köln Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Colmar via Heidelberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Cologne to Colmar, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Cologne to Colmar via Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, and Strasbourg in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne to Colmar via Heidelberg in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $22
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $24
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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