There are 3 ways to get from Strasbourg to Bern by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$64 - $109

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Bern N506 / ...

$8 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Bern 149 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Bern. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Bern. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Bern via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Bern is 183 km. The road distance is 238.4 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Bern without a car is to train which takes 2 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Strasbourg to Bern, including transfers.

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

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Strasbourg to Bern train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Bern is to train which takes 2 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Strasbourg to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.

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

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Bern.
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  • Distance: 114.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Bern via Basel SBB in around 2 h 32 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Strasbourg to Bern 5 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Strasbourg to Bern is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to drive from Strasbourg to Bern.

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