You can get from Cologne to Bern by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Bern on Jun 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||275 miles (444 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $224 (€200) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 275 miles (444 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Cologne to Bern. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Bern.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Bern, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 6/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bern from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Requirements for reentering Germany:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 6/25/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Bern.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Cologne and Bern. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to go to Bern from Cologne is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bern:
Taking a ferry is about $76 (€68) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $76 (€68) for this trip.
Taking a ferry is about $224 (€200) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $224 (€200) for this journey.
A ferry is generally $63 (€56) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $63 (€56) from Cologne to Bern.
The fastest way from Cologne to Bern is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
There are alternative travel options to Bern that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 20 min on average.
In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Bern by train can take on average 5 h 7 min.
The distance is approximately 275 miles (444 km) from Cologne to Bern.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bern is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bern from Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Bern:
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