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There are 8 ways to get from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nantes - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Bern

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

Fly to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

Fly to Strasbourg, train

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

Train via Strasbourg

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

Train

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Cluses
  2. Take the train from Cluses to Annemasse
  3. Take the train from Annemasse to Montreux
  4. Take the train from Montreux to Zweisimmen

Drive

  1. Drive from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN)

Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) by bus and train

The journey time between Nantes Airport (NTE) and Berne Airport (BRN) is around 10h 40m and covers a distance of around 1135 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 5m. Operated by TAN - Nantes Métropole, TGV inOui, SNCF and others, the Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) service departs from Aéroport and arrives in Bern Flughafen. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

19 Weekly Services
10h 40m Average Duration
SFr 180 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Berne Airport (BRN) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Berne Airport (BRN) is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 25 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) is to bus which costs €45 - €70 and takes 17h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) is to fly and train which costs €80 - €260 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN). However, there are services departing from Nantes - Airport and arriving at Muri b. Bern, Gümligenfeld via Paris, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bollwerk and Bern, Wankdorfbrücke. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 11m.

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The distance between Nantes Airport (NTE) and Berne Airport (BRN) is 690 km. The road distance is 902.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) without a car is to train via Strasbourg which takes 10h 40m and costs €170 - €300.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN), including transfers.

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Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Nantes - Airport station.

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The best way to get from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) is to train via Strasbourg which takes 10h 40m and costs €170 - €300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 17h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.

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Map of how to get from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN).
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  • Distance: 690 km
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Nantes Airport (NTE), France and Berne Airport (BRN), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) via Gare Sud, Nantes, Strasbourg, Basel Sbb, Bern, Belp, and Belp, Bahnhof in around 10h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Bern, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bollwerk, Bern Wankdorf, Bahnhof, and Bern, Wankdorfbrücke in around 17h 11m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 320
Flights from Nantes to Zurich via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 450
Flights from Nantes to Geneva via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 450
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 320
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 320
Flights from Nantes to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nantes to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 490
Flights from Nantes to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 600
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Cluses to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
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 Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 18 - SFr 27
Rail 1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Train from Cluses 74 to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 20
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Rail 1st Class
SFr 13 - SFr 20
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Nantes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 180
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 120 - SFr 150
1st Class
SFr 150 - SFr 180
Train from Nantes to Cluses
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 130 - SFr 160
1st Class
SFr 150 - SFr 190
Train from Cluses 74 to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 25 - SFr 29
1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 21
MOB
Phone
+41 21 989 81 90
Website
mob.ch
Train from Montreux to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
MOB
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Nantes - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
Blablabus
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Bern
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN) is 903 km. It takes approximately 9h 1m to drive from Nantes Airport (NTE) to Berne Airport (BRN).

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Lufthansa, Air France and easyJet offer flights from Nantes Airport to Basel Airport.

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