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There are 12 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Mannheim  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Ter / ...

59€ - 167€

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Bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg N11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Colmar 108 / ...

29€ - 36€

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Train, bus  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Ter / ...

Train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Offenburg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Ter / ...

57€ - 179€

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Colmar 465.3 km

55€ - 80€

Fly Dusseldorf to Basel, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Colmar

144€ - 590€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Colmar

163€ - 447€

Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  6h 10m

  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

107€ - 382€

Fly Dusseldorf to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 24m

  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

118€ - 430€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar

152€ - 483€

Fly Dusseldorf to Frankfurt, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

146€ - 488€

Fly Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7h 6m

  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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 20m.

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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 Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Colmar via Mannheim Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Colmar is 352 km. The road distance is 465.3 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar without a car is to train via Mannheim which takes 5h 1m and costs 55€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m 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 Intercity-Express, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Colmar is to train via Mannheim which takes 5h 1m and costs 55€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 8h 43m.

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  • Distance: 352 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Colmar via Mannheim Hbf and Strasbourg in around 5h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Colmar via Strasbourg in around 8h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 200€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 200€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Dresden
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 490€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Train operators
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 60€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 90€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
65€ - 90€
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Colmar
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 29€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
24€ - 29€
1st Class
17€ - 21€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Colmar
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 20€
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 Mulhouse Ville to Colmar
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
National Express Rail
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Bus operators
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus
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 Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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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 465 km. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from Düsseldorf to Colmar.

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

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at 87€ 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 2€ - 60€.

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