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from Lyon to Bern

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Bern on Sep 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:00PMLyon5h00 07:00PMBern
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$251One-way
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02:00PMLyon5h00 07:00PMBern
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$251One-way

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Wed
Sep 29
$25Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$20Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$20Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Oct 3
$20Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$20Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$20Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$20Flixbus
Sat
Oct 9
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Oct 11
$20Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$20Flixbus
Wed
Oct 13
$21Flixbus
Fri
Oct 15
$20Flixbus
Sat
Oct 16
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Mon
Oct 18
$20Flixbus

Travel Information to Bern from Lyon

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus to travel 149 miles (240 km) to Bern from Lyon. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Bern.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Lyon, France and Bern, Switzerland allowed?

Travel from Lyon, France to Bern, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bern from Lyon restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bern, Switzerland from Lyon?

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lyon and Bern closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to France from Bern, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Lyon from Bern restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lyon from Bern?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 9/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Bern closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Bern from Lyon?

You can travel to Bern from Lyon by bus.

What is the fastest way from Lyon to Bern?

Traveling by bus is also the quickest way from Lyon to Bern. It takes on average 4 h 30 min   to travel this journey.

How far is Bern from Lyon?

You should expect to travel around 149 miles (240 km) between Lyon and Bern.

Where do I depart from Lyon? Where do I arrive in Bern?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lyon to Bern:

  • Buses mostly leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and tend to arrive in Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to Bern?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Bern from Lyon:

  • You can take a bus from Lyon to Bern with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€16) with Flixbus from Lyon to Bern.
Where should I go next after I travel from Lyon to Bern?
Your trip from Lyon to Bern doesn't have to end in Bern. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Geneva. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Geneva to your Lyon to Bern tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bern today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Lyon to Bern online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $20 (€16) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Lyon 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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