Trinational EuroAirport is 60km south of Colmar.
An airport shuttle bus service operates between St-Louis and the airport (€2.60, eight minutes, every 20 or 30 minutes) and frequent trains run between Colmar and St-Louis (€13.40, 39 minutes).
Public buses are not the quickest way to explore Alsace’s Route des Vins, but they are a viable option; destinations served include Riquewihr, Hunawihr, Ribeauvillé, Kaysersberg and Eguisheim.
The open-air bus terminal is to the right as you exit the train station. Timetables are posted and are also available at the tourist office or online (www.l-k.fr, in French).
Line 1076 goes to Neuf-Brisach (€3.75, 30 minutes), continuing on to the German city of Freiburg (€8.70, 1¼ hours, seven daily Monday to Friday, four daily weekends).
Car & Motorcycle
Avis has an agency in the train station.
Colmar train connections:
Basel €14.40, 46 minutes, 25 daily
Mulhouse €8.90, 21 to 38 minutes, 38 daily
Paris Gare de l’Est; €90 to €115, 2¼ to three hours, 17 daily
Strasbourg €12.90, 32 to 36 minutes, 30 daily
Route des Vins destinations departing from Colmar include Dambach-la-Ville (€6.70, 27 minutes to one hour) and Obernai (€9.50, one to 1½ hours), both of which require a change of trains at Sélestat (€5.20, 10 minutes, 30 daily).
About 20 daily TER trains (10 daily on weekends) link Colmar with the Vallée de Munster towns of Munster (€4.30, 22 to 37 minutes) and Metzeral (€5.40, 35 to 50 minutes).