Looking to travel from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 12 hours 15 minutes to travel from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 7 hours 53 minutes though. You'll usually find 12 trains per day running along the 357 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Bern, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with TGV, Frecciabianca or SNCF on your way to Bern, as these are the main rail operators on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern start from $54.70 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Bern by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.
TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.
Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
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.
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).
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 Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Monaco—Monte-Carlo and Bern is 12 hours and 15 minutes, with around 12 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern is 7 hours and 53 minutes.
Train tickets from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern can start from as little as $54.70 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern. Travelling from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern leaves at 06:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern leaves at 20:31. 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.
Trains travelling from Monaco—Monte-Carlo to Bern cover a distance of around 222 miles (357 km) during the journey.