There are 11 ways to get from Bordeaux to Bern by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Olten Tgv
  3. Take the train from Olten to Bern Ice / ...

$251 - $306

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to Berne Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne > Fribourg > Berne > Zurich > Bâle Centre / ...

$30 - $50

9 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...

$270 - $336

Bus, night bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Lyon
  2. Take the night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bern N106

$55 - $91

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Bern 536.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 52 min

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

$167 - $422

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 43 min

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

$85 - $317

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 24 min

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

$87 - $277

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 32 min

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

$127 - $407

Fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lyon (LYS) BOD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Bern

$124 - $275

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BOD - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

$91 - $293

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Bern via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Olten in around 7 h 51 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Bordeaux to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
ASL Airlines France
Website
aslairlines.fr
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Olten
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Bern
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$35 - $95
First
$85 - $150
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Center to Berne
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bordeaux to Bern?

The distance between Bordeaux and Bern is 664 km. The road distance is 858 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Bern?

The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Bern is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bordeaux to Bern?

The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Bern is to fly and train which takes 5 h 43 min and costs 65€ - 260€.

Is there a direct bus between Bordeaux and Bern?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux City Center and arriving at Berne. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Bordeaux to Bern?

It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Bordeaux to Bern, including transfers.