There are 8 ways to get from Nuremberg to Colmar by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$79 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Heidelberg 009
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Colmar 108

$25 - $42

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Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$98 - $144

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Colmar 246.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Nuremberg to Zurich, train  •  4 h 39 min

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

$112 - $352

Fly Nuremberg to Basel, train  •  6 h

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

$117 - $440

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$143 - $372

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$134 - $338

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Colmar is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Colmar is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Colmar via Heidelberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Colmar via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Colmar is 313 km. The road distance is 395.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Colmar without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Nuremberg to Colmar, including transfers.

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

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Nuremberg to Colmar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Colmar is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 195.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Colmar via Stuttgart Hbf and Strasbourg in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nuremberg to Colmar via Heidelberg in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Corfu
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $37
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 - $70
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Nuremberg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 Nuremberg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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