There are 8 ways to get from Nice to Bern by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$100 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Berne Bâle > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Périgueux > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Hub Europe Alsa

$62 - $131

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Geneva - Bus station Nice - aéroport > Marseille - gare routière St-Charles > Lyon - gare routière Perrache > Genève - gare routière
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...

$81 - $137

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Bern 383.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h

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

$80 - $242

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$112 - $317

Fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$92 - $222

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Strasbourg (SXB) NCE - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$132 - $392

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

You can take a train from Nice to Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig in around 8 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Bern via Zurich in around 11 h 16 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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
$45 - $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
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nice to Bern?

The distance between Nice and Bern is 361 km. The road distance is 614 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nice to Bern?

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Bern is to bus which costs 50€ - 110€ and takes 11 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nice to Bern?

The quickest way to get from Nice to Bern is to fly and train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 90€ - 260€.

Is there a direct train between Nice and Bern?

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Bern. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Nice and Bern?

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Bern. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Berne via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Nice to Bern?

It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Nice to Bern, including transfers.