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Reaching the City

Reaching Colmar by plane:

The nearest major airport is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (EAP / LFSB). This airport has international and domestic flights from Saint-Louis, France and is 70 km from the center of Colmar, France.
There is a shuttle between EuroAirport and Saint-Louis train station, please check here for prices and schedules.
From the Saint-Louis train station you have regular trains to Colmar Gare. See SNCF website for more information.

Another major airport is Strasbourg International Airport (SXB / LFST), which has international and domestic flights from Strasbourg, France and is 70 km from Colmar, France.

Reaching Colmar by train:

Colmar is linked to the largest French and European cities either directly or with change of train. Since June 2007, the TGV Est European has set up a direct link between Colmar and Paris (2h50).

You can check timetables and connections at the TGV website or Rail Europe website.
Also see the
 TER alsace (Regional train) website

Download the map of Alsace train network

Conference attendees travelling from London might also want to consider taking the Eurostar to Paris and then continuing their journey with the TGV. To check timetables and connections, visit the Eurostar website.

After arriving at Colmar train station you can reach the conference venue by following these instructions.

Reaching Colmar by car:

Colmar is linked to the European motorway network. Rapid North/South and East/West access to all European capitals. Bellow you can find distance of a few major cities from Colmar. If you are coming from a different area or would like to include a detour in your route, check Autoroute France website, which will help you build your own itinerary.

Distance from a few French and European cities:

Bâle (Basel): 60 km; Brussels: 550 km; Frankfurt: 350 km; Fribourg (Freiburg/ Briesgau): 45km; Geneva: 280 km; Milan: 450 km; Munich (München): 600 km;  Luxembourg: 250 km; Lyon: 375 km; Paris: 500 km; Zürich: 160 km.

Distance from a few Alsacian cities:

Guebwiller: 26 km; Mulhouse: 49 km; Munster: 19 km; Neuf-Brisach: 18 km; Obernai: 45 km; Ribeauvillé: 19 km; Sélestat: 22 km; Strasbourg: 70 km.

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