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.

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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 / ...

$245 - $295

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Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Center to Berne Ouibus

$30 - $45

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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 / ...

$264 - $324

Bus, night bus  •  15 h 30 min

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

$49 - $86

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Bern 536.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$85 - $312

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$162 - $422

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 26 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 29 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

$126 - $396

Fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 39 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

$123 - $275

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$84 - $269

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Bern is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Bern is 664 km. The road distance is 858.5 km.

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

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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.

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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 - $45 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 Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $5,500
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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 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 50 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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
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
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $5,500
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
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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 - $210
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 - $200
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Bern
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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 - $65
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
$40 - $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
$50 - $95
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
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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 - $45
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
$30 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $85
First
$80 - $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 - $45
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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