There are 4 ways to get from Bern to Fribourg by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg 139-Y / ...

$17 - $35

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Fribourg K288 / ...

$1 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bern to Fribourg 21.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Fribourg 21.2 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Fribourg is to bus which costs SFr 1 - SFr 3 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Fribourg is to train which costs SFr 16 - SFr 30 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Fribourg. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Fribourg/Freiburg. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Bern and Fribourg is 28 km. The road distance is 33.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Fribourg without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 30.

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The train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Map of how to get from Bern to Fribourg.
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  • Distance: 17.3 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Fribourg, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Fribourg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $17 - $35 and the journey takes 22 min. BLS AG also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Fribourg twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 30 min. Bernmobil also services this route 4 times a week.

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 Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern Wankdorf to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Fribourg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bernmobil
Website
bernmobil.ch
Bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Fribourg, gare CFF
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bernmobil.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Bern to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Bear Taxi
Phone
+41 31 371 11 11
Website
baerentaxi.ch
Nova Taxi
Phone
+41 31 331 33 13
Website
novataxi.ch
Taxi Bern
Phone
+41 31 312 12 12
Website
taxibern.ch

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