There are 6 ways to get from Bern to Genoa by train, bus, 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  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole Ic / ...

$82 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Genoa, Genoa N506

$28 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus Globtour  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Mailand Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Genoa Ouibus

$35 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Genoa 284 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

$140 - $382

Train to Basel, fly to Nice, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa

$81 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Genoa is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 50 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Genoa is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bern and Genoa is 306 km. The road distance is 454.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Bern to Genoa, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Genoa, Genoa. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Genova Brignole via Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Genoa, Italy?

You can take a train from Bern to Genoa via Brig and Milano Centrale in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Genoa once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Bern P+R Neufeld to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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