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 26 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 Ec

$90 - $161

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Berne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Nice

$55 - $127

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Train via Ventimiglia  •  9 h 31 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 Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$95 - $201

Train, bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Nice - Airport Ouibus

$83 - $134

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Nice 383.8 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 52 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 11 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 57 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Nice is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 130 and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Nice is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 320 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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

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It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to get from Bern to Nice, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Nice. However, there are services departing from Berne and arriving at Nice via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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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 26 min.

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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 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Nice via Zurich in around 12 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
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 5 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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
Hourly
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
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
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 Berne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Nice - Airport
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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