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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Colmar by train, bus, night bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, plane or subway

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Train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Colmar Tgv

$198 - $394

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Bus, night bus  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  3. Take the night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Colmar

$45 - $66

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Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar Tgv

$105 - $175

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 27m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Colmar

$142 - $212

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Basel  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  4. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$124 - $342

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Basel, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  3. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Colmar

$89 - $338

Train to London City, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$153 - $467

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Zurich  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$166 - $414

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Zurich (ZRH) LGW - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$136 - $440

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Stuttgart  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stuttgart (STR) LHR - STR
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$162 - $430

Train, subway to London Stansted, fly to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the subway from Green Park station to Tottenham Hale station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) STN - FKB
  4. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Appenweier
  5. Take the train from Appenweier to Strasbourg
  6. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

$120 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Colmar is to bus and night bus which costs £30 - £55 and takes 18h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Colmar is to train and fly which costs £65 - £260 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Colmar via London, Victoria Green Line Station and Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 35m.

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The distance between Southampton and Colmar is 441 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Colmar without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs £150 - £310.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Southampton to Colmar, including transfers.

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Southampton to Colmar bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Colmar is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 5:32 AM in Southampton and 6:32 AM in Colmar.

Map of how to get from Southampton to Colmar.
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  • Distance: 441.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 2m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Southampton to Colmar via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Est in around 8h 2m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 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
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
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
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
Train from Gare de Appenweier to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$13 - $20
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Appenweier to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
regiojet.com
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
Night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators

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Air France, KLM, British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Basel Airport.

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