Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 08m
Fare range€47-€200
Train operatorsALSA, eurolines_france, flixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at06:37
Last train departs at20:36
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 49m
Changes1 change
Origin StationLyon
Destination StationBern

Train times for Tue 23 Jan

4h 20m2 changes
3h 50m1 change
3h 49m1 change
3h 52m1 change
3h 49m1 change

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Lyon to Bern start at €87.67 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lyon to Bern is €47. To buy train tickets from Lyon to Bern 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 Lyon to Bern by train?

The average journey time between Lyon and Bern is 4 hours and 8 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 49 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 16 trains per day travelling from Lyon to Bern. 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 Lyon to Bern?

The first train from Lyon to Bern departs at 06:37. The last train from Lyon to Bern departs at 20:36. 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 Lyon and Bern?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lyon to Bern without having to change trains. To travel from Lyon to Bern 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 Lyon?

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

  • *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 Lyon to Bern for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/01/2018. 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 19/10/2017 for travel on 19/10/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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