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from Aachen to Bern

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Travel Information between Aachen and Bern

distanceDistance271 miles (437 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $50 (€40) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $50 (€40) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 271 miles (437 km) by flight, bus or train between Aachen and Bern. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Aachen to Bern.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Bern, Switzerland if I’m coming from Aachen, Germany?

Travel from Aachen, Germany to Bern, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bern from Aachen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bern, Switzerland from Aachen?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Bern, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Aachen, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Aachen, Germany from Bern, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Aachen from Bern?

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

Which rules do I need to follow in Aachen, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Aachen from Bern here.

What are the ways to get from Aachen to Bern?

There are 3 ways to get from Aachen to Bern: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Aachen to Bern the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Bern is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $50 (€40) compared to other travel options to Bern:

A flight is $38 (€30) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Aachen to Bern costing on average $88 (€70).

Taking a flight is about $20 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $70 (€56) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Aachen to Bern?

The fastest way to get to Bern from Aachen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Bern can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Bern by train can take on average 7 h 23 min.

How far is Bern from Aachen?

Bern is approximately 271 miles (437 km) away from Aachen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Aachen to Bern?

The average frequency per day from Aachen to Bern is:

  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Aachen and Bern as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Aachen to Bern?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Aachen to Bern:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz) to Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Aachen Hbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.
Which travel companies can take me from Aachen to Bern?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aachen to Bern, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Bern. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Aachen to Bern tickets on Omio for $50 (€40).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Bern. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Aachen to Bern tickets on Omio for $88 (€70).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Bern. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Aachen to Bern tickets on Omio for $70 (€56).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Aachen to Bern?
Omio customers who travel from Aachen to Bern often also extend their vacation to go to Zurich, Paris or Geneva. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bern and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book tickets between Aachen and Bern online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Aachen to Bern, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $50 (€40) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $88 (€70) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $70 (€56) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Aachen to Bern tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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