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There are 12 ways to get from Bern to Berlin by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BSL - TXL

$86 - $283

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Bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Jena, Jena central bus station 322
  2. Take the bus from Jena, Jena central bus station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz 054

$57 - $95

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Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZRH - TXL

$91 - $261

Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BSL - SXF

$71 - $238

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GVA - SXF

$88 - $299

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  4. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

$142 - $329

Train, train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Baden-Baden
  3. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FKB - TXL

$148 - $548

Train, train to Saarbrucken, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
  4. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SCN - TXL

$151 - $486

Train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Berlin Hbf Ice

$210 - $340

Train via Basel SBB  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf Ice

$206 - $324

Drive, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen Ice
  3. Drive from Göttingen to Berlin

$164 - $264

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Berlin 601.6 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Berlin is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 95 and takes 15 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Berlin is to train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 270 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz via Jena, Jena central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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The distance between Bern and Berlin is 753 km. The road distance is 962.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 8 h 24 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 340.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Bern to Berlin, including transfers.

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Bern to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Berlin train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Berlin is to train which takes 8 h 24 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 95 and takes 15 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 470.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Berlin 3 times a day. Tickets cost $210 - $340 and the journey takes 8 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Berlin via Jena, Jena central bus station in around 15 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Jena, Jena central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Jena, Jena central bus station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Bern to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Bern to Berlin train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Berlin is 963 km. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Bern to Berlin.

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Austrian Airlines, KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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