The cheapest trains from Milan to Bern

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$97

Average

$97

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.

The average ticket from Milan to Bern will cost around $ 97 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 97.

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07:20AMMilan Centrale3h04 10:24AMBern, Bhf
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$971One-way
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06:20PMMilan Centrale3h04 09:24PMBern, Bhf
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$971One-way
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11:20AMMilan Centrale3h04 02:24PMBern, Bhf
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$971One-way

Timetable Milan to Bern

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07:20AMMilan Centrale3h04 10:24AMBern, Bhf
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11:20AMMilan Centrale3h04 02:24PMBern, Bhf
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06:20PMMilan Centrale3h04 09:24PMBern, Bhf
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Sep 23
$97Trenitalia
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Sep 24
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$25Flixbus
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Sep 25
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$78Trenitalia
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$68Trenitalia
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Sep 28
$48Trenitalia
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Sep 29
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$22Flixbus
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Sep 30
$58Trenitalia
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Oct 1
$58Trenitalia
$65Marino Autolinee
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$32Flixbus
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$48Trenitalia
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Oct 7
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Oct 8
$48Trenitalia
$58Marino Autolinee
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Oct 9
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Oct 10
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The fastest trains from Milan to Bern

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

3 h 4 m

Average

3 h 4 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

213 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Milan for Bern every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 213 km distance in an average of 3 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 4 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 4 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:20AMMilan Centrale3h04 10:24AMBern, Bhf
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$971One-way
Fastest
06:20PMMilan Centrale3h04 09:24PMBern, Bhf
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$971One-way
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11:20AMMilan Centrale3h04 02:24PMBern, Bhf
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$971One-way

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Train Information to Bern from Milan

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia

Trains from Milan to Bern cover the 131 miles (212 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $81 (€65), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $48 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

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Train between Milan and Bern with Trenitalia

Buy your official Trenitalia train tickets between Milan and Bern from $48 (€39) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Trenitalia

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Trenitalia from Milan to Bern for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Trenitalia train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Milan to Bern train with Trenitalia (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Milan - Bern route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Milan to Bern by train is 131 miles (212 km). You can book tickets for this Trenitalia train for as low as $48 (€39) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Trenitalia tickets between Milan and Bern in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Trenitalia Milan - Bern train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

When purchasing your Trenitalia train tickets from Milan to Bern, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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

Trains Milan Bern: general information

Three daily train connections are guaranteed between the cities of Milan and Bern. The Trenitalia Eurocity trains departing from Milano Centrale reach their destination after 3 hours of travel. The first train from Milan to Bern leaves around 07:23; the second daily departure is around 11:23, while the last train leaves the capital of Lombardy at about 18:23. There are no connections during the night and there are no changes in the timetable or frequency of departures during the weekend.

Milan-Bern train: departure and arrival stations

Trains to Bern depart from Milan Central Station located in Piazza Duca D'Aosta 1 and served by local public transport. The Central Station can be reached by the green line and the yellow line of the underground, which is open from 06:00 to 00:30, or by the city buses of lines 42, 60, 81, 82 and 87 (line 42 extends the operating hours for the whole night).

Bern Central Station is located at Bahnhofplatz 10 A. The Swiss railway junction is served by tram number 9, S-Bahn lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 31 and 44 and bus number 20. During the night, Moonliner buses connect the station to the city's main hubs and reach the surrounding municipalities. A well-preserved medieval city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bern is home to numerous monuments of architectural interest, such as the prison and clock towers, the Church of the Holy Spirit and the Federal Palace. A walk through the old town at the top of a rocky outcrop is a must, with a view of the romantic Aare River.

Train tickets from Milan to Bern: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 71 €
2 weeks earlier 43 €65%
3 weeks earlier 42 €69%
1 month before 48 €48%
2 months earlier 55 €29.%
3 months earlier 50 €42%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Milan - Bern 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 69% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Milan - Bern with 2 months in advance you save up to about 29% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 42%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Milan 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 Milan to Bern.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Milan, Italy and Bern, Switzerland allowed?

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

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

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

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

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
  • 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 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Milan and Bern before traveling.

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

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

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 9/22/21. 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 Milan from Bern here.

How much does a cheap train to Bern from Milan cost?
Train tickets from Milan to Bern for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $48 (€39)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Milan and Bern on average?
The train price from Milan to Bern is on average $81 (€65)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Milan to Bern by train?
The Milan to Bern train distance is approximately 131 miles (212 km).
What is the Milan to Bern train travel time?
The train time to Bern from Milan is on average 3 h 4 min  for the 131 miles (212 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bern from Milan by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Milan to Bern, which train station in Milan do I depart from and which train station in Bern do I arrive in?

Some of the Milan train stations to Bern you can start your journey from include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bern include Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Milano Centrale   and arriving in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Milano Centrale, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Milan.

The most popular arrival train station, Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Bern.

Which train providers can take me between Milan and Bern?
For the best Milan to Bern train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Milan and Bern to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I buy a direct train from Milan to Bern?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Milan to Bern with Trenitalia, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many trains per day are there from Milan to Bern?
The average number of trains departing Milan for Bern is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Milan to Bern? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Milan to Bern at 5: 20 AM   or take the last train from Milan to Bern leaving at 4: 20 PM. Look for the latest Milan to Bern train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
When should I purchase the Milan to Bern train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy the Milan to Bern train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $81 (€65). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Bern from Milan. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Bern
Milano Centrale
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
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