There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$95 - $111

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Karlsruhe 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Colmar 720

$25 - $42

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$101 - $152

Bus, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$69 - $117

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Colmar 266.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Basel, train  •  4 h 6 min

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

$95 - $282

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$152 - $414

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

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Colmar. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Colmar via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Munich and Colmar is 313 km. The road distance is 425.8 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Munich to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Colmar is to train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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  • Distance: 195.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Munich to Colmar via Strasbourg in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Colmar via Karlsruhe in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from München Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
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
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
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
$41 - $42
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
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
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 München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
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 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 Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Munich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Colmar is 426 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Munich to Colmar.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Basel Airport.

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