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Travel from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern by train in 3 hours 26 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern by train is 3 hours 35 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 26 minutes. You'll usually find 14 trains per day traveling the 122 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 3 changes along the way as there are no direct services to Bern. During your journey, you'll either be traveling with SNCF or SBB, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Book train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $77.33. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern by train

It takes an average of 3h 35m to travel from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern by train, over a distance of around 76 miles (122 km). There are normally 14 trains per day traveling from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern and tickets for this journey start from $77.33 when you book in advance.

First train

07:28

Last train

20:28

Departure station

Chamonix Mont Blanc

Arrival station

Bern

Journey time

3h 26m

Distance

122 miles (76 km)

Frequency

14 trains per day

Changes

3 changes

Price

From $77.33

Train and bus operators

SNCF, SBB CFF FFS

Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:28 11:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
09:28 12:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
10:28 13:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
11:28 14:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
12:28 15:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
13:28 16:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
14:28 17:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
15:28 18:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
16:28 19:54 3h 26m, 3 changes
17:28 21:24 3h 56m, 3 changes

TER, SNCF and SBB trains from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern

You can travel from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern on TER, SNCF and SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern

The price of train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern starts at $77.33 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 Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern 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 Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern

Want to know more about your journey from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern? 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 Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern take?

The average journey time by train between Chamonix Mont Blanc and Bern is 3 hours and 35 minutes, with around 14 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 Chamonix Mont Blanc and Bern by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern is 3 hours and 26 minutes.

How much does the train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern cost?

Train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern can start from as little as $77.33 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 Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern?

No, there are no direct train services from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern. Travelling from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern leave?

The first train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern leaves at 07:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern leave?

The last train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern leaves at 20:28. 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 Chamonix Mont Blanc and Bern by train?

Trains travelling from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern cover a distance of around 76 miles (122 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bern to Chamonix Mont Blanc.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Chamonix Mont Blanc to Bern for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 10/10/2018 for travel on 10/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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