There are 10 ways to get from Provence to Colmar by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Château-Arnoux-St-Auban to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Colmar Tgv

$193 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Malijai to Grenoble - Gare Routière 31
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Colmar 720

$79 - $130

8 alternative options

Train via Valence TGV  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Château-Arnoux-St-Auban to Veynes-Devoluy
  2. Take the train from Veynes-Devoluy to Valence TGV
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Colmar Tgv

$174 - $220

Bus Isilines  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Malijai to Grenoble - Gare Routière 31
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Belfort
  3. Take the bus from Belfort to Colmar

$89 - $127

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Provence to Colmar 393.4 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Marseille, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Château-Arnoux-St-Auban to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$130 - $508

Bus to Nice, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Malijai to Nice - Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Strasbourg (SXB) NCE - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$128 - $368

Bus to Nice, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Malijai to Nice - Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$107 - $268

Train to Marseille, fly to Metz/Nancy, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Château-Arnoux-St-Auban to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) MRS - ETZ
  3. Take the train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$204 - $702

Bus to Nice, fly to Zurich, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Malijai to Nice - Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$157 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Provence to Colmar is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Provence to Colmar is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 440€ and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Provence and Colmar is 465 km. The road distance is 629.4 km.

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The best way to get from Provence to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 160€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from Provence to Colmar, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Provence to Colmar is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 160€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Provence to Colmar is 629 km. It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to drive from Provence to Colmar.

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  • Distance: 290.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 3 min

What companies run services between Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Provence to Colmar via Château-Arnoux-St-Auban, Aix-en-Provence, Gare Routiere Quai 01, Gare TGV, and Aix-en-Provence TGV in around 8 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Provence to Colmar via Malijai, Grenoble - Gare Routière, and Grenoble in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Château-Arnoux-St-Auban to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Château-Arnoux-St-Auban to Veynes-Devoluy
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Veynes-Devoluy to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
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 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Colmar
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Valence TGV to Colmar
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 Lorraine to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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
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
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Malijai to Grenoble - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Bus from Malijai to Nice - Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
info-ler.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 Grenoble to Colmar
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Grenoble to Belfort
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Belfort to Colmar
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
isilines.com

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