Bern to Lyon route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 15m
Fare range€57-€281
Train operatorsALSA, flixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at05:34
Last train departs at17:36
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 48m
Changes1 change
Origin StationBern
Destination StationLyon

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

3h 52m1 change
3h 48m1 change
4h 58m2 changes
3h 48m1 change
5h 08m2 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Bern to Lyon start at €93.59 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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What is the minimum price of a ticket from Bern to Lyon?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Bern to Lyon is €57. To buy train tickets from Bern to Lyon for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Bern to Lyon by train?

The average journey time between Bern and Lyon is 4 hours and 15 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 48 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Bern to Lyon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Bern to Lyon?

The first train from Bern to Lyon departs at 05:34. The last train from Bern to Lyon departs at 17:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Bern and Lyon?

No, it is not possible to travel from Bern to Lyon without having to change trains. To travel from Bern to Lyon will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Bern?

By train, of course. See trains from Lyon to Bern.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bern to Lyon for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 19/08/2017 for travel on 31/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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