There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Bern by train, bus, car or rideshare
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Bern is to rideshare which costs SFr 6 and takes 1 h 22 min.
The quickest way to get from Basel to Bern is to train which takes 57 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65.
The distance between Basel and Bern is 69 km. The road distance is 97 km.
The train from Basel SBB to Bern takes 57 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Berne. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Bern. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.
What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Bern every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 57 min. TGV also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Basel to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 15 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $24 - $30
- 2nd Class
- $24 - $30
- 1st Class
- $43 - $46
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