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About the train journey from Bern to Avignon

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The train from Bern to Avignon usually takes 6 hours 46 minutes on average to travel 391 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 5 hours 8 minutes. You can expect to find 13 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Bern and Avignon, you'll need to make 2 changes on your way to Avignon.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Bern to Avignon in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $184.17.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Avignon, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Bern to Avignon by train

It takes an average of 6h 46m to travel from Bern to Avignon by train, over a distance of around 243 miles (391 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Bern to Avignon and tickets for this journey start from $184.17 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 8m
PriceFrom $184.17
Distance243 miles (391 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train05:04
Last train23:08
Departure stationBern
Arrival stationAvignon
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Bern to Avignon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bern to Avignon for Tuesday Dec 6th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:34 11:42 5h 8m, 2 changes
06:53 12:50 5h 57m, 3 changes
07:04 13:27 6h 23m, 2 changes
08:34 14:07 5h 33m, 2 changes
09:34 16:03 6h 29m, 4 changes
10:34 16:10 5h 36m, 2 changes
11:04 17:08 6h 4m, 3 changes
12:34 18:08 5h 34m, 2 changes
14:34 20:08 5h 34m, 2 changes
16:34 22:08 5h 34m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Bern to Avignon

The price of train tickets from Bern to Avignon starts at $184.17 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bern to Avignon by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bern to Avignon

Want to know more about your journey from Bern to Avignon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bern to Avignon take?

The average journey time by train between Bern and Avignon is 6 hours and 46 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bern and Avignon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bern to Avignon is 5 hours and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Bern to Avignon cost?

Train tickets from Bern to Avignon can start from as little as $184.17 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bern to Avignon?

No, there are no direct train services from Bern to Avignon. Travelling from Bern to Avignon by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Bern to Avignon leave?

The first train from Bern to Avignon leaves at 05:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bern to Avignon leave?

The last train from Bern to Avignon leaves at 23:08. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bern and Avignon by train?

Trains travelling from Bern to Avignon cover a distance of around 243 miles (391 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Avignon to Bern.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bern to Avignon for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/06/2022. 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 02/12/2020 for travel on 02/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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