There are 5 ways to get from Bern to Geneva by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$50 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere Rj / ...

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berne to Genève 99.5 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Geneva 99.4 miles

$20 - $30

Train, fly  •  3 h 19 min

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

$104 - $225

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 6 - SFr 9 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Geneva is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bern and Geneva is 130 km. The road distance is 159 km.

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The train from Bern to Genève takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld and arriving at Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Genève. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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There are 400+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 81 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Bern to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berne to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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