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There are 10 ways to get from Bern to Château de Versailles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ic61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

€162 - €332

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Bus  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Paris - Massy-Palaiseau N799

€35 - €42

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Train via Saint-Michel  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ic61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

€111 - €192

Train via Danjoutin  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Meroux Re
  2. Take the train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

€162 - €291

Drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from Bern to Château de Versailles 561.3 km

€60 - €95

Train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG

€106 - €285

Train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris CDG (CDG) BSL - CDG
  3. Take the train from St Michel Nd Rer C to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles

€99 - €373

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG

€123 - €268

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY

€106 - €259

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Le Bourget Apt  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) GVA - LBG

€141 - €416

Bern to Château de Versailles by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Bern and Château de Versailles is around 5h 30m and covers a distance of around 649 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 30m. Services are operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Trenitalia Eurocity and others. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 30m
Fastest journey time:
5h 30m
Journey distance:
649 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€170
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:04
Last service departs at:
13:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bern to Château de Versailles train, subway and walk schedules

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Château de Versailles is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Château de Versailles is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Château de Versailles is 1 metre.

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

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Château de Versailles is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 11h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Bern to Château de Versailles is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Château de Versailles. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Versailles Chantiers via Massy Palaiseau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Château de Versailles. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles via Basel SBB, Gare de Lyon and Bibliotheque F. Mitterrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Bern and Château de Versailles is 448 km. The road distance is 561.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Château de Versailles without a car is to train which takes 6h 13m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Bern to Château de Versailles, including transfers.

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Bern to Château de Versailles bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Château de Versailles train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Château de Versailles is to train which takes 6h 13m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 11h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Château de Versailles.
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  • Distance: 447.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Château de Versailles, France?

You can take a train from Bern to Château de Versailles via Basel SBB, Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Bibliothèque-François Mitterrand, Bibliotheque F. Mitterrand, and VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles in around 6h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Paris - Massy-Palaiseau 4 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h 15m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €460
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €350
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €370
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Paris Le Bourget Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €320
Train operators
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 Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Biel/Bienne to Meroux
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Belfort-Montbéliard TGV to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€28 - €40
1st Class
€55 - €75
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 Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from St Michel Nd Rer C to VERSAILLES RIVE GAUCHE Château de Versailles
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Transilien
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Paris - Massy-Palaiseau
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Bern to Château de Versailles bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris - Massy-Palaiseau station.

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Bern to Château de Versailles train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Château de Versailles is 561 km. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Bern to Château de Versailles.

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Lufthansa, Air France and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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