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from Cologne to Colmar

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Colmar on Oct 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:48AMCologne Hbf3h39 09:27AMColmar
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$1241One-way
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05:48AMCologne Hbf3h39 09:27AMColmar
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$1241One-way
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03:49AMCologne Hbf5h38 09:27AMColmar
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$1241One-way
06:30PMCologne/Bonn Airport1h10 07:40PMZurich Airport
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$2221One-way
06:30PMCologne/Bonn Airport1h10 07:40PMZurich Airport
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$4561One-way

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Travel Information to Colmar from Cologne

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$109 - $175
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $109 (€89) • 3 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $175 (€143) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight or train to travel 197 miles (318 km) to Colmar from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $109 (€89). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Colmar.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Colmar, France if I’m coming from Cologne, Germany?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Colmar, France is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Colmar from Cologne?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Colmar, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Cologne and Colmar.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Colmar, France?

The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Cologne from Colmar restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Cologne from Colmar?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Colmar closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Cologne to Colmar?

You can travel from Cologne to Colmar 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Cologne to Colmar?

The cheapest way to go to Colmar from Cologne is by taking a train, which costs on average $109 (€89).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Colmar:

A train is $66 (€54) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Colmar costing on average $175 (€143).

What is the fastest way from Cologne to Colmar?

The fastest way to get to Colmar from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Colmar can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 39 min   of travel time.

How far is Colmar from Cologne?

You should expect to travel around 197 miles (318 km) between Cologne and Colmar.

When traveling from Cologne to Colmar, where do I depart from Cologne and where do I arrive in Colmar?

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Köln Hbf to Colmar.
Which travel operators can get me to Colmar from Cologne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Colmar, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Colmar by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Cologne to Colmar tickets on Omio for $175 (€143).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Colmar. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Cologne to Colmar tickets on Omio for $109 (€89).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Colmar?
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Colmar? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Colmar usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Strasbourg or Basel. If you're looking to explore Paris, Strasbourg or Basel from Colmar, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets from Cologne to Colmar online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $175 (€143) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $109 (€89) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Colmar 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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