There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$108 - $174

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Colmar 108

$41 - $52

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Train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Offenburg Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$117 - $166

Bus, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$84 - $119

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Colmar 290.9 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Dusseldorf to Basel, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$71 - $240

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$137 - $365

Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$86 - $242

Fly Dusseldorf to Stuttgart, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$113 - $231

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$105 - $321

Fly Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Basel Bad Bf
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$147 - $499

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Colmar via Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Colmar via Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Colmar is 352 km. The road distance is 465.5 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 90€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Düsseldorf to Colmar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs 90€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 220 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Colmar via Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, and Strasbourg in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Colmar via Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.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 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.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 Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $37
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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Colmar
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Düsseldorf to Colmar train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Colmar is 466 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Colmar.

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Eurowings, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Colmar train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Colmar bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1174+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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