There are 9 ways to get from Bern to Nice by train, bus, car 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  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Nice Ville

$88 - $161

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Turin, Torino N506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice

$68 - $110

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Bus Domo Reisen  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Savona
  2. Take the bus from Savona to Nice

$85 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Nice 383.8 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 2 min

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

$113 - $322

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$84 - $243

Train to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 46 min

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

$96 - $225

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE) SXB - NCE

$126 - $377

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$141 - $418

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Nice. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Nice via Turin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Nice. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Nice Ville via Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bern and Nice is 361 km. The road distance is 614 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Nice without a car is to train which takes 9 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Bern to Nice, including transfers.

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

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Bern to Nice 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 Nice is to train which takes 9 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bern to Nice bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Nice.
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  • Distance: 225.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Nice, France?

You can take a train from Bern to Nice via Brig and Milano Centrale in around 9 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Nice via Turin, Torino and Turin in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Milano Centrale to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Bern to Savona
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Savona to Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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Bern to Nice train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Nice is 614 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Bern to Nice.

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Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Nice Airport.

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