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There are 12 ways to get from Bern to London by train, car, car train, bus, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$214 - $424

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Bus  •  15h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon N506
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

$52 - $81

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Train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International

$221 - $364

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  10h 35m

  1. Drive from Bern to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe Tgv
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$361 - $430

Train, bus  •  19h 50m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London

$116 - $180

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Bern to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$152 - $220

Train to Zurich, fly to London City  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY

$117 - $402

Train to Basel, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Heathrow (LHR) BSL - LHR

$115 - $339

Train to Zurich, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Heathrow (LHR) ZRH - LHR

$130 - $347

Train to Basel, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Gatwick (LGW) BSL - LGW

$84 - $314

Train to Geneva, fly to London City  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London City (LCY) GVA - LCY

$114 - $315

Train to Zurich, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Gatwick (LGW) ZRH - LGW

$104 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to London is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 15h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to London is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 410 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to London station. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at London, Victoria Green Line Station via Hollerich, P+R Bouillon and Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to London. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Basel SBB, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Bern and London is 747 km.

The best way to get from Bern to London without a car is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs SFr 210 - SFr 430.

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It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Bern to London, including transfers.

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

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Bern to London 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 London is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs SFr 210 - SFr 430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 15h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Bern to London.
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  • Distance: 467.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 15m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and London, England?

You can take a train from Bern to London via Basel SBB, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 8h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to London via Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon, Hollerich, P+R Bouillon, and Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière in around 15h 31m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Geneva to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Geneva to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Geneva to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Zurich to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Strasbourg to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$63 - $66
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Calais Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Bern to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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