There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Bern by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...

$35 - $65

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld RegioJet

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Berne 65.4 miles

$8

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Bern 64.8 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Bern is to bus which costs SFr 4 - SFr 5 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Bern is to train which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne, park.Velodrome and arriving at Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Bern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Bern is 79 km. The road distance is 103.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Bern without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65.

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The train from Lausanne to Bern takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lausanne to Bern bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Lausanne, park.Velodrome station.

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Lausanne to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Bern is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 4 - SFr 5 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 49.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Lausanne to Bern 3 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lausanne to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lausanne to Bern bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld station.

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Lausanne to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Bern is 104 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Lausanne to Bern.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lausanne and Bern. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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