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from Paris to Bern

You can get from Paris to Bern by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Bern on 21 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 10:20EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£881One-way
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09:15Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 10:20EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£881One-way
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16:22Paris Gare de Lyon4h34 20:56Bern
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£1331One-way
21:20Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h20 22:40Zurich Airport
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£1631One-way
09:50Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h20 11:10Zurich Airport
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£1741One-way

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Wed
20 Oct
£133SNCF | TGV Lyria
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£142Lufthansa
Thu
21 Oct
£133SNCF | TGV Lyria
£44Flixbus
£88HOP!
Fri
22 Oct
£153SNCF | TGV Lyria
£36Flixbus
£88HOP!
Sat
23 Oct
£165Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£147Swiss
Sun
24 Oct
£165Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£268Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£125SNCF | TGV Lyria
£27Flixbus
£147Swiss
Tue
26 Oct
£103SNCF | TGV Lyria
£38Flixbus
£141Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
£103SNCF | TGV Lyria
£44Flixbus
£146Lufthansa
Thu
28 Oct
£118SNCF | TGV Lyria
£71Flixbus
£109HOP!
Fri
29 Oct
£143SNCF | TGV Lyria
£47Flixbus
£125Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£168Deutsche Bahn with connection
£44Flixbus
£170Air France
Sun
31 Oct
£165Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£68HOP!
Mon
1 Nov
£143SNCF | TGV Lyria
£44Flixbus
£76Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£125SNCF | TGV Lyria
£32Flixbus
£52Swiss
Wed
3 Nov
£97SNCF | TGV Lyria
£32Flixbus
£63Swiss
Thu
4 Nov
£103SNCF | TGV Lyria
£32Flixbus
£52Swiss
Fri
5 Nov
£111SNCF | TGV Lyria
£35Flixbus
£52Swiss
Sat
6 Nov
£85SNCF | TGV Lyria
£35Flixbus
£52Swiss
Sun
7 Nov
£143SNCF | TGV Lyria
£44Flixbus
£52Swiss
Tue
9 Nov
£165Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£52tab

Travel Information to Bern from Paris

distanceDistance270 miles (435 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £166
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 9 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £76 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 270 miles (435 km) by flight, coach or train to Bern from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are HOP! Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Paris to Bern.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Bern, Switzerland from Paris, France currently allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Bern, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bern from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bern, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 15/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Paris to Bern.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, France from Bern, Switzerland?

Return travel to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 19/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Bern.

What are my travel options from Paris to Bern?

There are 3 ways to travel to Bern from Paris including taking a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Paris to Bern the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Paris to Bern is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £25 compared to other travel options to Bern:

A coach is £51 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Bern costing on average £76.

A coach journey is usually £141 less than a journey to Bern by train, which costs on average £166 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Bern?

The fastest way from Paris to Bern is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options between Paris and Bern can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 34 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Paris to Bern?

You should expect to travel around 270 miles (435 km) from Paris to Bern.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Paris to Bern?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Paris to Bern:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and tend to arrive in Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Bern at Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.
Who can get me from Paris to Bern?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Bern, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with HOP! To go to Bern by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find HOP! Paris to Bern tickets on Omio for £76.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bern by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Paris to Bern tickets on Omio for £25.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Bern by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Paris to Bern for £166 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Paris and Bern?

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Bern with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights to take to Bern with HOP! Air France, Swiss or tab.
  • You can find a direct coach to Bern with.
  • You'll find direct train services to Bern with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Bern tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Bern ends?
Your journey from Paris to Bern doesn't have to end in Bern. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Geneva or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Geneva or Milan to your Paris to Bern trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bern today!
How early should I book Paris to Bern tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris to Bern, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £76 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £25 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £166 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Paris to Bern tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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