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from Frankfurt am Main to Bern

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Bern

distanceDistance225 miles (363 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $147
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 4 h 6 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $147 (€123) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSas Airways or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 225 miles (363 km) by flight or train to Bern from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Sas Airways or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Bern.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Bern, Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main?

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 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 1/13/22; 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 to Bern from Frankfurt am Main.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Bern, Switzerland?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main from Bern?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, 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 1/17/22. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Bern here.

How do I reach Bern from Frankfurt am Main?

There are 2 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Bern: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Bern?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bern is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€20) compared to other travel options to Bern:

A train is generally $123 (€103) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $147 (€123) from Frankfurt am Main to Bern.

What is the fastest way to travel to Bern from Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Bern from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Bern can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bern by train can take on average 4 h 6 min.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bern?

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Bern is approximately 225 miles (363 km).

How many services a day are there to Bern from Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Bern is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Bern from Frankfurt am Main, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Bern?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Bern:

  • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Bern most often leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

Which travel operators can get me to Bern from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Sas Airways can take you to Bern by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Sas Airways from Frankfurt am Main to Bern for $147 (€123).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bern by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Bern for $24 (€20).

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Frankfurt am Main to Bern ends?

Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 buy tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Bern online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $147 (€123) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $24 (€20) one way on average for this trip.

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