Colmar in detail

Flights & getting there


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 (, 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).