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Duration 32h 47m
Distance 1528.9 km
Average price SFr 170
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The average bus between Madrid and Bern takes 32h 47m and the fastest bus takes 25h 5m. The bus runs, on average, 2 times per week from Madrid to Bern. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus via Lyon

  1. Madrid, Madrid
  2. Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  3. Bern
22h 40m
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SFr 74 - SFr 98

Madrid to Bern bus times

Buses run twice a week between Madrid and Bern. The service departs Madrid at 21:50 at night, which arrives into Bern at 14:20. All services require a transfer at Lyon, Lyon Perrache and take an average of 32h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Bern? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Berne/Neufeld. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between Madrid and Bern is 1152 km. The road distance is 1528.9 km.

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Madrid to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid, Madrid station.

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Madrid to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Madrid and Bern?

You can take a bus from Madrid to Bern via Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 22h 40m.
Bus operators
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 75

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid, Madrid to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bern
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA
Ave. Duration
3 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 240 - SFr 340

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Berne/Neufeld
Ave. Duration
3 days 4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 240 - SFr 340
Website
alsa.com

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