There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$81 - $210

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Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Basel, Basel central station N524
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar 108 / ...

$45 - $74

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Bus, train  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Basel
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$68 - $103

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Colmar 444.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Florence to Basel, train  •  6 h 32 min

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

$121 - $460

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$121 - $452

Train to Pisa, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Basel (BSL) PSA - BSL
  3. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$71 - $392

Train to Venice, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$98 - $429

Train to Pisa, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Stuttgart (STR) PSA - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$158 - $423

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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Colmar is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Colmar is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 390€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Colmar via Basel, Basel central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Colmar via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Florence and Colmar is 565 km. The road distance is 711 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 65€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Florence to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Florence to Colmar train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Colmar is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 65€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 353 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Florence to Colmar via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB in around 7 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Colmar via Basel, Basel central station in around 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Pisa to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pisa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$80 - $200
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 Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
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
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Firenze to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Basel Station Sbb
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Florence to Colmar train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Colmar is 711 km. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from Florence to Colmar.

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Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Florence 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 Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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