How to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps

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Recommended option

Train  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Olten Ice
  2. Take the train from Olten to Erstfeld 26
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo 5-Y

$256 - $410

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Zurich, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Zurich (ZRH) SXF - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$87 - $376

9 alternative options

Train Flixtrain  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin, Berlin Zoo station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Airolo 5-Y

Bus  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station N06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bellinzona 076
  3. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione 191

$94 - $158

Night train, train  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zürich HB Nj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Airolo 5-Y

$267 - $418

Drive  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Swiss Alps 605.8 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Berlin Tegel to Zurich, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Zurich (ZRH) TXL - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$98 - $292

Fly Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TXL - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo

$120 - $317

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SXF - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Airolo

$89 - $261

Fly Berlin Tegel to Berne, train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Berne (BRN) TXL - BRN
  2. Take the train from Thun to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt

$185 - $764

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel, train  •  10 h 28 min

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

$103 - $296

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Berlin to Swiss Alps via Olten, Erstfeld, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 13 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Swiss Alps via S+U Zoologischer Garten/Jebensstr., S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Munich, Munich central bus station, Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 20 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Olten
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
12 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Airolo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Brig
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin, Berlin Zoo station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $80
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Berlin and Swiss Alps is 750 km. The road distance is 969 km.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps is to bus which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 20 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps is to fly and train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs 80€ - 250€.

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Munich, Munich central bus station, Bellinzona, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 13 h 34 min to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps, including transfers.