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There are 3 ways to get from Neuchâtel to Colmar by train or car

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Train via Olten  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Neuchâtel to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Olten to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar Ter

68€ - 122€

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the train from Neuchâtel to Biel/Bienne 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar Ter

61€ - 111€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Neuchâtel to Colmar 189.4 km

21€ - 35€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Colmar is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Colmar is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Neuchâtel to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Neuchâtel to Colmar is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Neuchâtel to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Neuchâtel and arriving at Colmar via Olten and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Neuchâtel and Colmar is 125 km. The road distance is 189.4 km.

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The best way to get from Neuchâtel to Colmar without a car is to train via Olten which takes 3h and costs SFr 70 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Neuchâtel to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Neuchâtel to Colmar is 189 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Neuchâtel to Colmar.

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There are 576+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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  • Distance: 125.2 km
  • Duration: 3h

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

You can take a train from Neuchâtel to Colmar via Olten, Basel SBB, and Basel Sbb in around 3h.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Neuchâtel to Olten
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 18€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Neuchâtel to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 27€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Olten to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Olten to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
1st Class
11€ - 16€

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