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from Zurich to Bern

You can get from Zurich to Bern by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Zurich to Bern on Aug 2 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:32AMZürich HB0h56 09:28AMBern, Bhf
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11:08AMZürich HB1h16 12:24PMBern, Bhf
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08:22AMZürich Stadelhofen1h06 09:28AMBern, Bhf
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08:08AMZürich HB1h16 09:24AMBern, Bhf
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08:38AMZürich HB1h18 09:56AMBern, Bhf
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Travel Information between Zurich and Bern

distanceDistance59 miles (95 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€20) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 59 miles (95 km) by train between Zurich and Bern. SBB is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct train from Zurich to Bern.

How to get from Zürich to Bern

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to Bern, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Zürich to Bern and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

Travel from Zurich to Bern
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 Zurich to Bern.
How do I reach Bern from Zurich?

You can travel to Bern from Zurich by train.

What is the fastest way to travel from Zurich to Bern?

The fastest way to travel from Zurich to Bern is by train, which requires on average 56 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Zurich to Bern would I travel?

The distance is approximately 59 miles (95 km) from Zurich to Bern.

What are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and in Bern?

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Zürich HB to Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.
Who can get me from Zurich to Bern?

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

  • SBB can take you to Bern by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SBB from Zurich to Bern for $25 (€20).
Is there a direct service to Bern from Zurich?

Yes, there is a direct service from Zurich to Bern:

  • You can find direct trains per day to take to Bern with SBB.

Direct services to Bern tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Zurich to Bern?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Bern often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Geneva or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Bern itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bern and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Bern from Zurich online to get the best deals?

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

  • A train ticket is costing on average $25 (€20) one way for this route.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zürich HB