There are 2 ways to get from Lausanne to Colmar by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 26 min

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

$77 - $139

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Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Colmar 163.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Colmar via Bern and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Colmar is 182 km. The road distance is 262.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Lausanne to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Colmar is 262 km. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Lausanne to Colmar.

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

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 113.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Colmar via Bern and Basel SBB in around 3 h 26 min.

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 Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
$29 - $55
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

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