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Bern to Paris by train

The daily direct train from Bern to Paris was discontinued a few years ago, so now the easiest and generally quickest option for making the journey is to take an express IC train from Bern to the main station in Basel, and then connect there into a high speed Lyria train on to Paris.

Though when looking up this journey, other options which have more than one connection and longer end-to-end travel times, are typically cheaper.

Routes you can take to go from Bern to Paris

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Via stations: Basel SBB/Bâle CFF

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