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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Mendrisio
  3. Take the train from Mendrisio to Riazzino

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona

Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Riazzino

Fly to Milan Linate, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Riazzino

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bellinzona

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Zurich Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Luzern
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne Station to Bellinzona Station

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Zuerich Hb
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano)
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, United Kingdom, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Georgia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and Vatican with the exception of Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark and Netherlands

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gerra (Piano) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gerra (Piano) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gerra (Piano) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The cost-effective way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) is to bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 18h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) is to fly and train which costs €110 - €320 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano). However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Gerra P., Centro Professionale via Lucerne Station and Bellinzona, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 40m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Gerra (Piano) is 765 km. The road distance is 947.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) without a car is to train which takes 12h 24m and costs €140 - €270.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano), including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) is to train which takes 12h 24m and costs €140 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 18h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Bellinzona Station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano).
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  • Distance: 764.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Gerra (Piano), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) via Berlin Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Bellinzona, and Bellinzona, Stazione in around 12h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) via Luzern, Lucerne Station, Bellinzona Station, and Bellinzona, Stazione in around 18h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 120
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 180
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 290 - SFr 700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 390
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Riazzino
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Riazzino
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Trenord
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Bergamo Airport Bus Station to Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
TerraVision IT
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Luzern
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Lucerne Station to Bellinzona Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano) is 948 km. It takes approximately 8h 23m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Gerra (Piano).

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Ryanair, Luxair, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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