There are 14 ways to get from London to Bern by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bern Tgv

$201 - $384

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte Rj

$45 - $63

12 alternative options

Train via Strasbourg  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$221 - $472

Bus, night bus, train  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière Rj
  2. Take the night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Basel, Basel central station
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...

$75 - $125

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bern

$299 - $356

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bern

$152 - $220

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$114 - $405

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$115 - $337

Fly London Heathrow to Zurich, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$127 - $347

Fly London Gatwick to Basel, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$84 - $316

Fly London City to Berne  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berne (BRN) LCY - BRN

$263 - $970

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$114 - $320

Fly London Stansted to Basel, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Basel (BSL) STN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$81 - $315

Train to London Luton, fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Zurich (ZRH) LTN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$86 - $283

What companies run services between London, England and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from London to Bern via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Bern via Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Geneva - Bus station, and Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere in around 20 h 32 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Stansted to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from London Luton to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from London City to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Bern is 747 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Bern is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 20 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Bern is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £190 - £750.

No, there is no direct train from London to Bern. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Bern via Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Bern. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte via Lyon - Perrache Bus station and Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from London to Bern, including transfers.