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Duration 11h 21m
Distance 736.9 km
Average price SFr 280
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bruges and Bern takes 11h 21m and the fastest train takes 7h 56m. The train service runs several times per day from Bruges 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.

Train via Paris

  1. Bruges / Brugge
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Paris l'Est
  4. Strasbourg
  5. Basel SBB
  6. Bern
8h 45m
SFr 219 - SFr 415

Bruges to Bern train times

Trains run five times a day between Bruges and Bern. The earliest departure is at 16:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Bruges is at 20:00 which arrives into Bern at 12:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 11h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Bern. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Bern via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris l'Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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The distance between Bruges and Bern is 565 km. The road distance is 736.9 km.

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Bruges to Bern train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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Bruges to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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