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Taking the train from Lisbon to Bern in 32 hours 41 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Lisbon to Bern? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 37 hours 3 minutes to travel the 1626 km from Lisbon to Bern by train, although you can get there in as little as 32 hours 41 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 2 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 6 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Lisbon to Bern start from $291.49 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Bern? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Lisbon to Bern by train

It takes an average of 37h 3m to travel from Lisbon to Bern by train, over a distance of around 1011 miles (1626 km). There are normally 2 trains per day traveling from Lisbon to Bern and tickets for this journey start from $291.49 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 32h 41m
PriceFrom $291.49
Distance1011 miles (1626 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
First train08:45
Last train16:00
Departure stationLisbon
Arrival stationBern
Changes6 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Rede Expressos

Lisbon to Bern train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lisbon to Bern for Tuesday Sep 27th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:45 17:26 32h 41m, 7 changes
16:00 09:26 41h 26m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Lisbon to Bern

The price of train tickets from Lisbon to Bern starts at $291.49 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 Lisbon 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 Lisbon to Bern

Want to know more about your journey from Lisbon 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 Lisbon to Bern take?

The average journey time by train between Lisbon and Bern is 37 hours and 3 minutes, with around 2 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 Lisbon and Bern by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lisbon to Bern is 32 hours and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Lisbon to Bern cost?

Train tickets from Lisbon to Bern can start from as little as $291.49 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 Lisbon to Bern?

No, there are no direct train services from Lisbon to Bern. Travelling from Lisbon to Bern by train will require a minimum of 6 changes.

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

The first train from Lisbon to Bern leaves at 08:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lisbon to Bern leaves at 16:00. 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 Lisbon and Bern by train?

Trains travelling from Lisbon to Bern cover a distance of around 1011 miles (1626 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bern to Lisbon.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lisbon to Bern for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/27/2022. 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 01/07/2019 for travel on 01/07/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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