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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  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Basel-SBB - Strasbourg / ...

$76 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Heidelberg N109 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Colmar 108

$24 - $41

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Train  •  5h 19m

  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

$96 - $143

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Colmar 246.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Nuremberg to Basel, train  •  6h 12m

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

$117 - $439

Fly Nuremberg to Zurich, train  •  5h 45m

  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

$119 - $351

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  5h 34m

  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

$141 - $370

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  7h 21m

  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

$125 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Colmar is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Colmar is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 41m.

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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 7h 19m.

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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 5h 19m.

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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 5h 10m and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m 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 5h 19m and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 7h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 195.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

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 5h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nuremberg to Colmar via Heidelberg in around 7h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30m
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
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $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
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Colmar
Ave. Duration
44m
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
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $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
2h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Nuremberg Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Colmar is 395 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Nuremberg to Colmar.

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Air France, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Nuremberg to Colmar bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1212+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 10m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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