There are 11 ways to get from Bern to Düsseldorf by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$141 - $234

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Saarbrücken N506
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf 011 / ...

$37 - $62

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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Düsseldorf Hbf Ec

$150 - $240

Train #2  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Monchengladbach Hbf ICE International

$138 - $217

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Düsseldorf 388.4 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Basel, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 57 min

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

$90 - $287

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 51 min

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

$85 - $225

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$104 - $276

Train to Geneva, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 9 min

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

$88 - $238

Train, train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Singen
  3. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
  4. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS

$177 - $590

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MXP - DUS

$114 - $325

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Düsseldorf via Saarbrücken. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bern and Düsseldorf is 478 km. The road distance is 621.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Bern to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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Bern to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 6 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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  • Distance: 298.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Düsseldorf, Germany?

You can take a train from Bern to Düsseldorf via Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Düsseldorf via Saarbrücken in around 10 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Singen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Monchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Bern to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Bern to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Düsseldorf is 621 km. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Bern to Düsseldorf.

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Eurowings, KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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