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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Colmar Tgv

$85 - $100

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Colmar 720

$24 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$83 - $127

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Colmar 258.5 miles

$55 - $80

Fly, train  •  3 h 45 min

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

$86 - $415

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Colmar is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Colmar is to train which costs 75€ - 85€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon, Lyon Perrache and arriving at Colmar. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Colmar. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Colmar is 322 km. The road distance is 413.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 75€ - 85€.

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The train from Lyon Part Dieu to Colmar takes 3 h 23 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Lyon to Colmar train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Colmar is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs 75€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 201 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Colmar, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Lyon to Colmar twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lyon to Colmar 6 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Isilines also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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
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
$20 - $35
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.

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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
$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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Colmar
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Colmar
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Lyon to Colmar train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Colmar is 414 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Lyon to Colmar.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 1198+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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