How to travel from Colmar to Basel

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from Colmar to Basel

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

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To get from Colmar to Basel on Jul 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Colmar to Basel

distanceDistance37 miles (60 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€16) • 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 37 miles (60 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Colmar and Basel. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Colmar to Basel.

How to get from Colmar to Basel

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Colmar to Basel, 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 Colmar to Basel 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

International travel from Colmar, France to Basel, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Basel if traveling from Colmar?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 7/2/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Colmar and Basel.

The current restriction level for returning to Colmar, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Colmar, France from Basel, Switzerland?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Colmar from Basel?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Colmar, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Colmar from Basel here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Basel from Colmar including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Basel from Colmar is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:

A flight is generally $11 (€10) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $11 (€10) from Colmar to Basel.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Basel, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $18 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $18 (€16) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel from Colmar to Basel is by train, which takes on average 43 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Basel by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Colmar to Basel is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 28 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Colmar and Basel as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Colmar, Gare SNCF and arrive in Basel, Bahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Colmar and arrive in Basel SBB.

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

  • You can travel to Basel from Colmar by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€10) with Flixbus from Colmar to Basel.
  • You can travel by train between Colmar and Basel with SNCF | TER, and you can find SNCF | TER Colmar to Basel tickets for $18 (€16) on Omio.

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

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find around 26 direct trains per day and travel with SNCF | TER.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Colmar to Basel don't make Basel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Basel are Zurich, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Basel to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Colmar to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $18 (€16) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Colmar to Basel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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