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Duration 21h 56m
Distance 1528.9 km
Average price SFr 343
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Madrid and Bern takes 21h 56m. The train runs, on average, 6 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.


  1. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Barcelona-Sants
  3. Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Genève
  5. Bern
13h 45m
SFr 232 - SFr 401

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Bern. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Bern via Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 45m.

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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 train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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

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There are 77+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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