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There are 10 ways to get from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) GVA - BER

€81 - €276

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Bus  •  20h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Carré Amiot to Cordeliers 132
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Berlin central bus station N1326

€59 - €74

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Train to Lyon, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LYS - BER

€76 - €240

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) GVA - TXL

€142 - €582

Train to Lyon, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  16h 32m

  1. Take the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LYS - TXL

€137 - €596

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) ZRH - BER

€165 - €416

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Besancon Viotte Ter
  2. Take the train from Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

€215 - €336

Train  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Lausanne Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Berlin Hbf Ice

€226 - €334

Bus, train, night train  •  20h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Alfred de Vigny to Poste 160
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Brandenburg Hbf Nj
  4. Take the train from Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf Re1

€175 - €285

Drive  •  9h 48m

  1. Drive from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin Hbf 1154.2 km

€120 - €190

Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin by train

The train journey time between Bourg-en-Bresse and Berlin is around 12h 8m and covers a distance of around 1160 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 8m. Operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui and others, the Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin train service departs from Bourg En Bresse and arrives in Berlin Hbf. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12h 8m
Fastest train time:
12h 8m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€194
Carbon emissions:
61 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:21
Last train departs at:
08:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin is to bus which costs €55 - €75 and takes 20h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €80 - €280 and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Bourg En Bresse and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Besançon Viotte, Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 1m.

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The distance between Bourg-en-Bresse and Berlin is 918 km. The road distance is 1154.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 12h 1m and costs €210 - €340.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin, including transfers.

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Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bourg En Bresse station.

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The best way to get from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 12h 1m and costs €210 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 20h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 918 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Bourg-en-Bresse, France and Berlin, Germany?

You can take a train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin Hbf via Besancon Viotte, Besançon Viotte, Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 12h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bourg-en-Bresse to Berlin ZOB via Cordeliers, Cordeliers, Perrache, and Lyon Perrache in around 20h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Split
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €320
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Besançon Viotte
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Bourg En Bresse to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Besancon Viotte
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €45
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€160 - €230
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
Phone
04 74 22 01 77
Website
ain.fr
Bus from Carré Amiot to Cordeliers
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
Bus from Alfred de Vigny to Poste
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€2
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bourg-en-Br, Alfred De Vigny to Gex, Poste
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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