The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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22 h 14 m
1d 5 h 58 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Madrid for Bern every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||714 miles (1151 km)|
|Average bus duration||25 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$92 (€87)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus companies||Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa|
Buses from Madrid to Bern cover the 714 miles (1151 km) long route taking on average 25 h 15 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus or Alsa. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $92 (€87), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $69 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bern.
You can travel by bus between Madrid and Bern with Alsa and FlixBus for as low as $69 (€65). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus from Madrid to Bern bus information:
Travel by bus between Madrid, Spain and Bern, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bern from Madrid closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Switzerland to Spain is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Madrid from Bern.
When taking a bus from Madrid, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal. When you arrive in Bern, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Bern, Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf and Bern, Park + Ride Neufeld.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Bern.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bern and need to travel approximately 0 miles (2 m) from the bus station to the city center in Bern.
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