There are 4 ways to get from Zürich to Colmar by train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Colmar

$45 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Colmar Ouibus / ...

$9 - $16

2 alternative options

Line 12 train, train, bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 12 train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Brugg AG 12
  2. Take the train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar 108 / ...

$36 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Colmar 93.9 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Colmar is to bus which costs SFr 8 - SFr 16 and takes 2 h 36 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Colmar is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs SFr 19 - SFr 29.

More details

The distance between Zürich and Colmar is 119 km. The road distance is 150 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Zürich to Colmar, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Colmar via Basel, Bahnhof SBB and Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Colmar. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Colmar via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

More details

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Colmar, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Colmar via Basel SBB in around 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Colmar via Basel City Center, Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Basel EuroAirport, and Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Train from Zürich Stadelhofen to Brugg AG
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport to Colmar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Colmar
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Colmar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.