There are 7 ways to get from Geneva 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.

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Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$91 - $159

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Colmar N831 / ...

$19 - $29

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Train via Bern  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$92 - $162

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Colmar 198.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$112 - $247

Fly Geneva to Basel, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$84 - $295

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$118 - $462

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Colmar via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Colmar via Olten and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Geneva and Colmar is 228 km. The road distance is 317.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Geneva to Colmar, including transfers.

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Geneva to Colmar bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Geneva to Colmar train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Colmar is to train which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 142.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Colmar via Olten and Basel SBB in around 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Colmar via Zürich and Zurich in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Naples
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $41
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
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 Zurich to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Colmar is 318 km. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Geneva to Colmar.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1181+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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