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Overview: Train from Milan to Bern

distanceDistance131 miles (212 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$71 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia

Trains from Milan to Bern cover the 131 miles (212 km) long journey 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 $71 (€59), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

Train companies: Trenitalia from Milan to Bern trains

Travel between Milan and Bern from $38 (€32) with Omio’s train partners Trenitalia! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 131 miles (212 km) long route between Milan and Bern, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $38 (€32) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train from Milan to Bern in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Milan to Bern route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train trip.

  • Average Price: $38

These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Milan to 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

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%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Milan - Bern. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Bern from Milan?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Milan and Bern as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Bern, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Milan 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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/18/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Milan from Bern.

How much does a cheap train between Milan and Bern cost?

Train tickets between Milan and Bern for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $38 (€32)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket to Bern from Milan?

The train price between Milan and Bern is on average $71 (€59)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Bern from Milan by train?

You should expect to travel around 131 miles (212 km)  from Milan to Bern by train.

What is the Milan to Bern train travel time?

The Milan to Bern train duration is on average 3 h 4 min, which is to be expected when traveling 131 miles (212 km) between Milan and Bern. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Which train station from Milan to Bern do I depart from? Which Bern train station from Milan 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 departure train station in Milan located? Where is the arrival train station in Bern located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Milano Centrale, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center of Milan.

The most popular arrival train station, Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, is located 0.4 miles (671 m) away from the city center of Bern.

Which train providers can get me from Milan to Bern?

Take the Milan to Bern train with Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Milan and Bern as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Is there a direct train from Milan to Bern?

Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Milan to Bern. You can look to travel with Trenitalia  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

How many trains are there from Milan to Bern a day?

On average, there are 5 trains a day from Milan 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 Milan to Bern?

The earliest train for this route departs from Milan at 6: 20 AM. The last train leaves from Milan at 5: 20 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Milan to Bern and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets from Milan 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 trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Milan to Bern within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $71 (€59) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Milan to Bern a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your trip to Bern.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transit options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transit options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8