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

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg 1 / ...

SFr 16 - SFr 30

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Bus  •  30 min

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

SFr 5 - SFr 7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bern to Fribourg 33.8 km

SFr 150 - SFr 180

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Fribourg 33.8 km

SFr 4 - SFr 7

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Fribourg is to drive which costs SFr 4 - SFr 7 and takes 26 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 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Fribourg. Services depart five times a day, 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 21 min.

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The distance between Bern and Fribourg is 28 km. The road distance is 33.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Fribourg without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 30.

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The train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg takes 21 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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Bern to Fribourg 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 Fribourg is to train which takes 21 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 5 - SFr 7 and takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Fribourg.
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  • Distance: 27.7 km
  • Duration: 21 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 SFr 16 - SFr 30 and the journey takes 21 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Fribourg every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 5 - SFr 7 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 30
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Transports publics fribourgeois
Phone
+41 26 351 02 00
Website
tpf.ch
Train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transports publics fribourgeois
Schedules at
SBB
Bus operators
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).

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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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Fribourg/Freiburg, L.-d'Affry
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bernmobil
Phone
+41 31 321 88 44
Email
bernmobil
Website
bernmobil.ch
Bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Fribourg, gare CFF
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Bernmobil
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Bern to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 180
Taxi Bern
Phone
+41 31 312 12 12
Website
taxibern.ch
Nova Taxi
Phone
+41 31 331 33 13
Website
novataxi.ch
Bear Taxi
Phone
+41 31 371 11 11
Website
baerentaxi.ch

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

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Bern to Fribourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Fribourg/Freiburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Fribourg is 34 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Bern to Fribourg.

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Book your Bern to Fribourg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Fribourg. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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