There are 12 ways to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  13 h 22 min

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

$249 - $389

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Bus  •  20 h 37 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, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione 076
  3. Take the bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione 191

$87 - $153

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Bus, train  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Airolo 5-Y

$178 - $294

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

$262 - $412

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 37 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 - $294

Fly Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  9 h 39 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

$124 - $316

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Zurich, train  •  8 h 48 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 - $364

Fly Berlin Tegel to Berne, train  •  10 h 17 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 - $775

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel, train  •  10 h 26 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 - $282

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  9 h 55 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

$93 - $246

Train to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  4. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$164 - $423

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps is to bus which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 20 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 260€ and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Swiss Alps is 750 km. The road distance is 969.3 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 22 min to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Swiss Alps. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Gotthard Passhöhe via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Munich, Munich central bus station, Castione, Stazione and Airolo, Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 37 min.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Swiss Alps.
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  • Distance: 468.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Berlin to Swiss Alps via Basel SBB, Erstfeld, Airolo, and Airolo, Stazione in around 13 h 22 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, Arbedo-Castione, Castione, Stazione, and Airolo, Stazione in around 20 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
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
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
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
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Brig
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Thun to Brig
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
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 - $85
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $85
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Castione, Stazione to Airolo, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
$20 - $27
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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