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Route overview
Avg. journey time7h 05m
Fare range€104.00 - €177.00
Distance436km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:19
Last train departs at19:37
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 41m
Changes2 changes
Stations
Origin StationColmar
Destination StationBéthune

Colmar to Béthune train times

Check out the next trains departing from Colmar to Béthune for Tuesday 29th Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:55
16:00
Colmar
Béthune
6h 05m
2 changes
09:58
16:00
Colmar
Béthune
6h 02m
3 changes
11:35
16:16
Colmar
Béthune
4h 41m
2 changes
12:07
17:10
Colmar
Béthune
5h 03m
3 changes
12:23
18:16
Colmar
Béthune
5h 53m
3 changes

SNCF, TGV, OUIGO and TGV Lyria trains from Colmar to Béthune

You can travel from Colmar to Béthune on SNCF, TGV, OUIGO and TGV Lyria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost TGV service of SNCF. OUIGO trains have a unique comfort class, equivalent to the Second Class of a classic TGV. OUIGO tickets are only available on the internet. You also have the option to add features, such as a power socket instead, the layout of your seat in a space called tranquillity or the addition of additional luggage.

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 320 km/h. Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

How long does it take to travel from Colmar to Béthune by train?

The average journey time between Colmar and Béthune is 7 hours and 5 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 41 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Colmar to Béthune. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Colmar to Béthune?

The first train from Colmar to Béthune departs at 05:19. The last train from Colmar to Béthune departs at 19:37. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Colmar and Béthune?

No, it is not possible to travel from Colmar to Béthune without having to change trains. To travel from Colmar to Béthune will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Béthune to Colmar.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Colmar to Béthune for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/01/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 24/10/2018 for travel on 27/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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