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There are 3 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Colmar by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Basel-SBB - Strasbourg / ...

$37 - $57

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Colmar 108 / ...

$8 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Colmar 93 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Colmar is to bus which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Colmar is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Colmar. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Colmar via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Colmar is 129 km. The road distance is 148.8 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs 30€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Karlsruhe to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Karlsruhe to Colmar train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Colmar is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs 30€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 80.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

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

You can take a train from Karlsruhe to Colmar via Strasbourg in around 1h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Colmar 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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 Karlsruhe to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Colmar is 149 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Karlsruhe to Colmar.

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