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Train Information between Bologna and Bern

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$101 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Bologna to Bern cover the 252 miles (407 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 34 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $79 (€64), but the average price of train tickets is $101 (€82). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

Train companies

Train between Bologna and Bern with Trenitalia and Frecciarossa

Travel from Bologna to Bern from $79 (€64) with Omio’s train partners Trenitalia and Frecciarossa! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Find the perfect train from Bologna to Bern with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance from Bologna to Bern by train is 252 miles (407 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $79 (€64). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule between Bologna and Bern, compare the best prices for the route and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Bologna and Bern:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Bologna 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 Bologna to Bern.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Bologna and Bern?

Travel by train between Bologna, Italy and Bern, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bern from Bologna restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bologna?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Bologna and Bern closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland by train?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bologna from Bern?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

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

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

Last checked on 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bologna from Bern.

How much does a cheap train to Bern from Bologna cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bologna to Bern trains for as little as $79 (€64)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Bologna and Bern?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Bern train to cost on average $101 (€82)  one way.
How far is Bern from Bologna by train?
The Bologna to Bern train distance is approximately 252 miles (407 km).
How long is a train to Bern from Bologna on average?
The train time from Bologna to Bern is on average 6 h 34 min  for the 252 miles (407 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bologna and Bern by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Bologna to Bern depart from? Which Bern train station do I come into from Bologna?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

Where is the train station in Bologna? Where is the train station in Bern?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Bern.

Which train providers should I travel with from Bologna to Bern?
For the best Bologna to Bern train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Bologna and Bern to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Bern from Bologna?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Bologna to Bern. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Bologna to Bern?
You can take the earliest train from Bologna to Bern at 5: 10 AM   or take the last train from Bologna to Bern leaving at 11: 50 AM. Look for the latest Bologna to Bern train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets from Bologna to Bern to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Bern from Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $101 (€82) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Bologna to Bern a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Bern
Bologna Centrale
Amenities