The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Colmar will cost around $ 142 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 134.
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2 h 29 m
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Of the 21 trains that leave Paris for Colmar every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 380 km distance in an average of 3 h 1 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 29 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||235 miles (379 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 35 min|
|Average train ticket price||$88 (€73)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Trains from Paris to Colmar cover the 235 miles (379 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV Lyria or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $62 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $88 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Colmar.
There are daily direct and indirect trains from Paris to Colmar operated by TGV, TGV Lyria, and TGV Inoui. Departures begin at 6.40 a.m. on weekdays and a little later at 7.20 a.m. on weekends. Travel times vary depending on stopover time, but generally take between 2 hours and 18 minutes, and 6 hours. Indirect trains make 1 stop along the way in Strasbourg, where train times allow for passengers to stop for a full day to explore the beautiful city.
TGV, TGV Lyria, and TGV Inoui each operate several daily trains from Paris to Colmar. TGV Inoui tends to have the fastest train offering, while Lyria offers the earliest weekday trains that are indirect but take only 2 hours and 41 minutes.
The fastest train from Paris to Colmar is direct and takes 2 hours and 18 minutes, but passengers can expect numerous daily trains to take anywhere from 3 hours to 6 hours, depending on stopover time. TGV Inoui runs the fastest few trains, and these typically depart in the afternoon or evening.
There are at least 50 daily trains run by TGV, TGV Lyria, and TGV Inoui. Departures vary little throughout the week, as on both weekdays and weekends there are numerous trains an hour during peak travel times, and departures are evenly scheduled throughout the day. Departures begin with a direct train at 7.20 a.m. on weekends, and an indirect train at 6.40 a.m. on weekdays.
Departure train station: Trains depart from either Paris Gare de l'Est or Paris Gare de Lyon. Paris Gare de l'Est is just over 1.5 miles from Paris city center, and is easily reachable within 7 minutes on Paris' bus system. Paris Gare de Lyon is 10 minutes away from central Paris on the RER D Metro line.
Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Colmar Station, which is a 16-minute bus ride on the 1076 Bus to central Colmar. Passengers can also walk through the attractive city in 14 minutes.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Colmar, you can end your route in train stations like Colmar, Colmar Saint-Joseph and Colmar Mésanges.
Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Colmar most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris.
The most popular arrival train station, Colmar, is located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center of Colmar.
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