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There are 8 ways to get from Ancona to Bern by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Bologna C.Le  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$117 - $190

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Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Zurich 421
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Bern K288 / ...

$45 - $79

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Train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$128 - $187

Bus, train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona Nord to Brunnen Station
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15

$95 - $137

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Ancona to Bern 492 miles

$110 - $180

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Basel (BSL) AOI - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$199 - $674

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Zurich (ZRH) AOI - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$136 - $344

Fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Geneva (GVA) AOI - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$146 - $374

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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Bern is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Bern is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 300€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Bern. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Bern via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ancona to Bern. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Bern via Bologna C.Le, Milano Centrale and Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Bern is 603 km. The road distance is 787.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Bern without a car is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Ancona to Bern, including transfers.

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

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Ancona to Bern train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Bern is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Bern.
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  • Distance: 376.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ancona to Bern via Bologna C.Le, Milano Centrale, and Brig in around 7 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ancona to Bern via Zurich in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Zurich via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ancona to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Ancona to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Ancona to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Ancona to Geneva via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
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 Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Ancona Nord to Brunnen Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
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 Ancona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zürich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ancona to Bern is 787 km. It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to drive from Ancona to Bern.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Ancona Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Ancona to Bern bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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