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

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Recommended option

Train  •  22 min

  1. 139-Y / ...

$16 - $30

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  54 min

  1. M17

$6 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. 21.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  26 min

  1. 21.2 miles

$4 - $7

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 $16 - $30 and the journey takes 22 min. BLS AG also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $30
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
$17 - $24
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Bernmobil
Website
bernmobil.ch
Night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Fribourg, gare CFF
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Fribourg is 28 km. The road distance is 34 km.

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

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

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.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Bern, Bahnhof and arriving at Fribourg, gare CFF. This bus operates Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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