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There are 9 ways to get from Montpellier 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 via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...

$124 - $210

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Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 788 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Bern

$47 - $68

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Train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...

$124 - $211

Night bus, train  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the night bus from Montpellier to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...

$68 - $120

Drive  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Bern 363.8 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Montpellier to Mulhouse, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Mulhouse (MLH) MPL - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$150 - $672

Train to Marseille, fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$150 - $413

Train to Marseille, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$153 - $567

Fly Montpellier to Basel, train  •  5h 21m

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

$140 - $412

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Bern is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Bern is to fly and train which costs 120€ - 360€ and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montpellier to Bern. However, there are services departing from Montpellier and arriving at Bern via Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Bern. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Bern via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Montpellier and Bern is 464 km. The road distance is 582.1 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Bern without a car is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Montpellier to Bern, including transfers.

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Montpellier to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montpellier station.

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Montpellier to Bern train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Bern is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs 100€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 10h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Montpellier to Bern.
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  • Distance: 290.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 38m

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

You can take a train from Montpellier to Bern via Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Gare de Genève, and Genève in around 6h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montpellier to Bern via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon in around 10h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montpellier to Mulhouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Montpellier to Mulhouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Montpellier to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Montpellier to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Montpellier Airport to Mulhouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Montpellier to Bern bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Bern is 582 km. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Montpellier to Bern.

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Air France offers flights from Montpellier Airport to Mulhouse Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Montpellier Airport is to line 120 bus which takes 15m and costs 2€.

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