There are 8 ways to get from Paris 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  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bern Tgv

$120 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Bern N799

$46 - $78

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Berne Ouibus

$53 - $81

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Bern 351.7 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$98 - $380

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$95 - $352

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  5 h 16 min

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

$112 - $352

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$107 - $327

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Bern is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Bern is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Paris and Bern is 435 km. The road distance is 562.7 km.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bern takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Bern. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Berne via Basel City Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Bern. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Bern once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Bern via Basel and Basel City Center in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Train operators
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
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
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Berne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Massy to Bern
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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