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Overview: Train from Berlin to Bern

distanceDistance467 miles (753 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to Bern cover the 467 miles (753 km) long route taking on average 8 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $29 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

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Berlin to Bern with Deutsche Bahn

Find the best trains to Bern from Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $23 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Bern. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $23

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Berlin to Bern are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply


Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Bern

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Berlin to Bern. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Berlin to Bern and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Berlin to Bern
Travel by train to Bern easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Bern.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Bern from Berlin?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Bern, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Berlin and Bern before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Berlin, Germany from Bern, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bern to Berlin is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bern?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/6/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Berlin from Bern here.

How much are cheap trains from Berlin to Bern?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Berlin and Bern for the next 7 days starting from $23 (€19)  one way.
What is the cost of a train to Bern from Berlin?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Berlin to Bern train to cost on average $29 (€24)  one way.
How far is Bern from Berlin by train?
The distance from Berlin to Bern by train is approximately 467 miles (753 km).
How many hours is the train time between Berlin and Bern?
On average the Berlin to Bern train time is 8 h 26 min  covering the 467 miles (753 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Berlin to Bern, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Bern do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Bern, your train can arrive in train stations including Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf   to Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

Where is the departure train station in Berlin located? Where is the arrival train station in Bern located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (671 m) from the train station to the city center in Bern.

Which train providers can get me from Berlin to Bern?
For the route from Berlin to Bern you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Berlin and Bern on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there from Berlin to Bern a day?
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Bern is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Berlin to Bern? When does the last train depart from Berlin to Bern?
The earliest train departing from Berlin to Bern leaves at 5: 01 AM. The last train departing from Berlin to Bern leaves at 11: 21 PM. You can find the latest Berlin to Bern train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Bern from Berlin to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Berlin to Bern within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€24) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Berlin and Bern are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Bern
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Bern.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7