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Travel Information from Hamburg to Bern

distanceDistance471 miles (759 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $164 (€146) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 471 miles (759 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Hamburg to Bern. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Bern.

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Travel 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 Hamburg to Bern.

Travel from Hamburg, Germany to Bern, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Bern from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 7/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bern from Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Hamburg, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Hamburg, Germany was last verified on 7/5/22. 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 Hamburg from Bern.

You can travel to Bern from Hamburg 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Bern is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Bern:

A ferry is $68 (€61) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Hamburg to Bern costing on average $68 (€61).

A ferry is generally $164 (€146) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $164 (€146) from Hamburg to Bern.

Taking a ferry is about $87 (€78) less than taking a train, which costs on average $87 (€78) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Bern from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Bern can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 17 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Bern by train can take on average 8 h 6 min.

Bern is approximately 471 miles (759 km) away from Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Bern is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Hamburg and Bern 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 Hamburg to Bern:

  • Buses most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Bern at Bern.
  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Bern. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Hamburg to Bern tickets on Omio for $68 (€61).
  • HOP! Can get you to Bern by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with HOP! From Hamburg to Bern for $164 (€146) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Bern by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Bern for $87 (€78) on Omio.
Your trip from Hamburg to Bern doesn't have to end in Bern. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Geneva. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Geneva to your Hamburg to Bern tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bern today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $68 (€61) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $164 (€146) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $87 (€78) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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