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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Valence by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Lyon (LYS) BER - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Valence

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Bus  •  20h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Lyon Perrache N1326
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Valence France N769 / ...

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Geneva (GVA) BER - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Ter / ...

Train  •  14h 51m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bern Ice
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève Ic1
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Valence Ville Ter

Drive  •  11h 28m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Valence 1332.1 km

Berlin to Valence by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Valence is around 12h 2m and covers a distance of around 1383 km. This includes an average layover time of around 37 min. The fastest train normally takes 12h 2m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Berlin to Valence train service departs from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Valence. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
11h 25m
Layover time:
37 min
Total time:
12h 2m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
12h 2m
Train distance:
1383 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
72 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:28
Last train departs at:
09:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Valence train schedules

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International entry into France from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valence is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Valence is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Valence is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from France.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Valence is to bus which costs €65 - €80 and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Valence is to fly and train which costs €80 - €220 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Valence. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Valence France via Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Valence. However, there are services departing from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Valence via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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The distance between Berlin and Valence is 1049 km. The road distance is 1332.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Valence without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 12h 33m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Berlin to Valence, including transfers.

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Berlin to Valence bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin to Valence train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, depart from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Valence is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 12h 33m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €80 and takes 20h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Valence.
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  • Distance: 1048.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Valence, France?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Valence via Frankfurt, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 12h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Valence via Lyon Perrache in around 20h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Valence
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€13 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €20
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€160 - €230
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
FlixBus

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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Valence France
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Valence Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Valence - Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Berlin to Valence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Valence France station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Valence is 1332 km. It takes approximately 11h 28m to drive from Berlin to Valence.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Lyon Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €9.

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