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.
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2 h 18 m
2 h 33 m
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Of the 11 trains that leave Paris for Colmar every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||235 miles (379 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$82 (€80)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Paris to Colmar cover the 235 miles (379 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 22 min with our travel partners like SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV Lyria, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $82 (€80), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $60 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Colmar.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Colmar from Paris from $60 (€58). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Paris to Colmar. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Paris to Colmar train information with Deutsche Bahn:
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:
Some of the Paris train stations to Colmar you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Colmar include Colmar, Colmar Saint-Joseph and Colmar Mésanges.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Colmar.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Colmar, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center.
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