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There are 4 ways to get from Maastricht to Colmar by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$117 - $189

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Night bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Maastricht to Colmar N831

$27 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Colmar 270.6 miles

$65 - $95

Train, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  3. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$89 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Colmar is to night bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Colmar is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Maastricht and arriving at Colmar. This bus operates Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Colmar via Aachen Hbf, Köln Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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The distance between Maastricht and Colmar is 331 km. The road distance is 433 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Maastricht to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Maastricht to Colmar train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Maastricht station.

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

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  • Distance: 206.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Colmar via Aachen Hbf, Köln, Dom / Hbf, Köln Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, and Strasbourg in around 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
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
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 Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
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
Night bus from Maastricht to Colmar
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Colmar is 433 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Maastricht to Colmar.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Maastricht to Colmar bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1207+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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