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There are 10 ways to get from Venice to Colmar by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from St Louis to Colmar

81€ - 248€

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Bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Lucerne Inselquai Venedig-Bern
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Colmar 497

49€ - 66€

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Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Strasbourg (SXB) VCE - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

104€ - 308€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 18m

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

122€ - 333€

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Luxembourg (LUX) VCE - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Colmar

66€ - 323€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Stuttgart (STR) VCE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Colmar

119€ - 311€

Train via Milan  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb Ec
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar Ter

121€ - 368€

Train  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Zuerich Hb Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar Ter

166€ - 346€

Train #2  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zuerich Hb Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Colmar Ter

140€ - 222€

Drive  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Venice to Colmar 663 km

85€ - 130€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Colmar is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Colmar is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Colmar is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Colmar is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 10h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Colmar is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice station to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Venice Tronchetto Train Station and arriving at Colmar via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Colmar via Milano Centrale and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Venice and Colmar is 480 km. The road distance is 663 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Colmar without a car is to train via Milan which takes 8h 56m and costs 120€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Venice to Colmar, including transfers.

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Venice to Colmar bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Venice Tronchetto Train Station.

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Venice to Colmar train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Colmar is to train via Milan which takes 8h 56m and costs 120€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 10h 4m.

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  • Distance: 479.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Venice to Colmar via Milano Centrale and Basel Sbb in around 8h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venice to Colmar via Luzern in around 10h 4m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Strasbourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 390€
Flights from Venice to Strasbourg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
310€ - 600€
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Flights from Venice to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Venice to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Strasbourg via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Venice to Strasbourg via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Venice to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Venice to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from Venice to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 400€
Lauda
Flights from Venice to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
8€ - 60€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St Louis to Colmar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Colmar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 St Louis to Colmar
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Strasbourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Train from Luxembourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
3€
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
60€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 180€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
75€ - 110€
1st Class
130€ - 180€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
100€ - 150€
1st Class
180€ - 250€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Lucerne Inselquai
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
ExpressBus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Venice to Colmar train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Colmar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Colmar is 663 km. It takes approximately 6h 35m to drive from Venice to Colmar.

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