There are 4 ways to get from Bern to Geneva by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$50 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station Bâle > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Périgueux > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Hub Europe Alsa / ...

$6 - $10

2 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

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, Ouibus operates a bus from Bern to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a week.

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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Ouibus
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 - $9
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 6 - SFr 10 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berne and arriving at Geneva - Bus station. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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