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from Basel to Colmar

You can get from Basel to Colmar by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Basel to Colmar on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:21PMBasel SBB0h44 08:05PMColmar
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$61One-way
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07:21PMBasel SBB0h44 08:05PMColmar
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$61One-way
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08:42PMBasel0h54 09:36PMColmar
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$61One-way
08:38PMBasel SBB0h58 09:36PMColmar
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$61One-way
06:51PMBasel SBB0h44 07:35PMColmar
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$191One-way

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Mon
Oct 25
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$20Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$6SNCF | TER
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Wed
Oct 27
$6SNCF | TER
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Thu
Oct 28
$6SNCF | TER
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Fri
Oct 29
$6SNCF | TER
$25Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$6SNCF | TER
$17Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$6SNCF | TER
$15Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$6SNCF | TER
$19SNCF | Autocar
Tue
Nov 2
$6SNCF | TER
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Wed
Nov 3
$6SNCF | TER
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Thu
Nov 4
$6SNCF | TER
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Fri
Nov 5
$6SNCF | TER
$15Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$6SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$6SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
$6SNCF | TER
$11Flixbus
Tue
Nov 9
$6SNCF | TER
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Wed
Nov 10
$6SNCF | TER
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Thu
Nov 11
$6SNCF | TER
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Fri
Nov 12
$6SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
Sat
Nov 13
$18SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
Sun
Nov 14
$6SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus

Travel Information from Basel to Colmar

distanceDistance37 miles (60 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 43 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 37 miles (60 km) by bus or train between Basel and Colmar. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Basel to Colmar.

How to get from Basel to Colmar

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Basel to Colmar, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Basel to Colmar and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Basel, Switzerland to Colmar, France?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Colmar, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Colmar from Basel restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Colmar, France from Basel?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Colmar, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/24/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Colmar from Basel closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Basel, Switzerland from Colmar, France?

Return travel to Basel, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from France?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Basel, Switzerland was last verified on 10/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Basel from Colmar.

How do I go from Basel to Colmar?

There are 2 ways to get from Basel to Colmar: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Basel to Colmar?

The cheapest way to go to Colmar from Basel is by taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Colmar:

A train is $6 (€5) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Basel to Colmar costing on average $12 (€10).

What is the quickest way to get from Basel to Colmar?

The fastest way to get to Colmar from Basel is by train with an average travel time of 43 min.

Other travel options to Colmar can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 10 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Basel to Colmar?

The distance from Basel to Colmar is approximately 37 miles (60 km).

How many services a day are there between Basel and Colmar?

The average frequency per day from Basel to Colmar is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Colmar from Basel as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Basel? Where do I arrive in Colmar?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basel to Colmar:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Basel to Colmar depart from Basel to Colmar, Place de la Gare.
  • Most travelers board their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Colmar.
Which travel companies can get me from Basel to Colmar?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Basel to Colmar:

  • You can take a bus from Basel to Colmar with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $12 (€10) with Flixbus from Basel to Colmar.
  • You can take a train from Basel to Colmar with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for $6 (€5) with SNCF | TER from Basel to Colmar.
Is there a direct service between Basel and Colmar?

Yes, there are direct routes from Basel to Colmar with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to Colmar with SNCF | TER.

Direct services to Colmar tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Basel to Colmar?
Many of our customers traveling from Basel to Colmar don't make Colmar their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Colmar are Paris, Strasbourg or Zurich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Colmar to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Basel and Colmar online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Basel to Colmar, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $12 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Basel to Colmar online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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