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Lyon to Bern by train

The journey from Lyon to Bern by train is 149.34 mi and takes 4 hr 47 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:38 AM and the last at 5:38 PM. It is possible to travel from Lyon to Bern by train for as little as $71.84 or as much as $108.78. The best price for this journey is $71.84.

Lowest Price$71.84
Journey Duration4 hr 47 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$71.84
Highest Price$108.78
First Departure6:38 AM
Last Departure5:38 PM
Distance149.34 mi
DepartureLyon
ArrivalBern
CarriersTER, SBB

Lyon to Bern Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jun 21, 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Lyon to Bern. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Lyon to Bern?

On average, a train ticket from Lyon to Bern will cost you $79.67. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $71.84. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $79.67 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Lyon to Bern.

How long is the journey from Lyon to Bern by train?

The journey between Lyon and Bern by train is approximately 149.34 mi. It will take you more or less 4 hr 47 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The distance between Lyon and Bern is around 149.34 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 hr 47 min. However, the fastest routes between Lyon and Bern take 4 hr 18 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Lyon to Bern?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Lyon to Bern, which usually leaves at 6:38 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 5:38 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Lyon at 6:38 AM, and the last departure will leave at 5:38 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Lyon to Bern can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Lyon to Bern?

You will be able to leave Lyon by using stations such as Lyon Saint-Paul,Lyon, Perrache,Lyon - Part-Dieu,Lyon - Vaise. These connect you to stations including Berne,Bern Rbs,Bern, Europaplatz Bahnhof,Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld in Bern. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Lyon or in Bern, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Lyon to Bern take place each day?

The exact number of journeys from Lyon to Bern can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 9 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Lyon to Bern. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Lyon to Bern varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 9 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lyon to Bern. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Lyon to Bern
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lyon to Bern.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lyon to Bern, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lyon to Bern.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Lyon to Bern

The cheapest Lyon - Bern train tickets can be found for as low as $45.08 if you’re lucky, or $59.24 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $85.29.

Find the best day to travel to Bern by train

When travelling to Bern by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

Ticket types and facilities from Lyon to Bern

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by TER when traveling from Lyon to Bern.

Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board TER and SBB from Lyon to Bern
Compare services on board when travelling from Lyon to Bern by train.
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Lyon to Bern CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
16.82kg
Bus
18.03kg
Flight
48.07kg
Car
38.45kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Lyon to Bern by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Lyon and Bern are 16.82kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Lyon and Bern? By taking the train between Lyon and Bern you will save 31.25kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.21kg compared to a bus and 21.63kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Lyon to Bern?
A train ticket from Lyon to Bern is $79.67. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $71.84.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Lyon to Bern?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lyon to Bern is $71.84. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lyon and Bern by train?
Lyon to Bern is 149.34 mi.
How long does the train between Lyon and Bern take?
Lyon to Bern is on average 4 hr 47 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 18 min.
Which companies operate from Lyon to Bern?
The train journey from Lyon to Bern is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER and SBB.
How many train connections per day go from Lyon to Bern?
Lyon to Bern has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Lyon to Bern leave?
The earliest train from Lyon to Bern departs at 6:38 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Lyon to Bern depart?
The latest train from Lyon to Bern departs at 5:38 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lyon to Bern in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $71.84 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Lyon to Bern by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Lyon and Bern is 4 hr 18 min.
Is there a direct train from Lyon to Bern?
Yes, there is a direct train between Lyon and Bern.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lyon to Bern by train?
The train journey from Lyon to Bern creates 16.82kg of CO2 emissions.

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