There are 9 ways to get from Salzburg to Colmar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train inOui TGV  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$126 - $163

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Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Zürich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Colmar N831 / ...

$46 - $59

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Train via Zürich HB  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$124 - $214

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  7 h 49 min

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

$136 - $203

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Colmar 364.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Salzburg to Basel, train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$89 - $399

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg 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

$128 - $329

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$185 - $461

Train to Munich, fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Saarbrucken (SCN) MUC - SCN
  3. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$236 - $619

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Colmar via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Colmar via München Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Colmar is 425 km. The road distance is 582.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Salzburg to Colmar, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Colmar bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Colmar train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Colmar is to train which takes 7 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 265.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Colmar via München Hbf and Strasbourg in around 7 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Colmar via Zürich and Zurich in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
Flights from Munich to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Munich to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 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
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
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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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
Train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Zürich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Zurich to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Colmar is 583 km. It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to drive from Salzburg to Colmar.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1181+ hotels available in Colmar. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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