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from Düsseldorf to Bern

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Travel Information to Bern from Düsseldorf

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $125
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€30) • 5 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $125 (€100) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 296 miles (477 km) to Bern from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Bern.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Bern, Switzerland?

International travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Bern, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bern if traveling from Düsseldorf?

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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Bern, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Düsseldorf to Bern.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Bern, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Düsseldorf, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Düsseldorf from Bern restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Düsseldorf from Bern?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 9/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Düsseldorf from Bern closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Düsseldorf to Bern?

You can travel between Düsseldorf and Bern 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Düsseldorf to Bern?

The cheapest way to go to Bern from Düsseldorf is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bern:

Taking a train is about $3 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $40 (€32) for this route.

A train is generally $88 (€70) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $125 (€100) from Düsseldorf to Bern.

What is the quickest way from Düsseldorf to Bern?

The quickest way to travel to Bern from Düsseldorf is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 30 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 34 min.

How far is Bern from Düsseldorf?

The Düsseldorf to Bern distance is around 296 miles (477 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Bern is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Düsseldorf and Bern, where do I depart from Düsseldorf and where do I arrive in Bern?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Düsseldorf to Bern:

  • Buses mostly leave from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and tend to arrive in Bern, Schutzenmatte Hbf.
  • Trains mostly depart from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.
Which travel operators can get me to Bern from Düsseldorf?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Bern by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Bern for $40 (€32) on Omio.
  • Eurowings can take you to Bern by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eurowings from Düsseldorf to Bern for $125 (€100).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Bern. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Bern tickets on Omio for $37 (€30).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Düsseldorf to Bern?
Omio customers who travel from Düsseldorf 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 to Bern from Düsseldorf online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $40 (€32) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $125 (€100) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $37 (€30) one way on average.

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