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Travelling from Bern to Lyon by train

Fast trains from Bern to Lyon take around 3 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bern and Lyon.

Are there direct trains from Bern to Lyon?

Journeys between Bern and Lyon usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Bern to Lyon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Bern to Lyon?

The Bern to Lyon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bern to Lyon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lyon is usually scheduled to depart Bern around 04:59 and the last train is around 22:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bern around 04:59, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Bern to Lyon train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bern to Lyon by train.

Which train companies operate between Bern and Lyon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bern to Lyon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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