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There are 12 ways to get from Bern to Helsinki by train, plane, car ferry, bus, night train, car or car train

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Recommended option

Train to Zurich, fly to Helsinki  •  6h 23m

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

108€ - 265€

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Train to Basel, fly to Helsinki  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Helsinki (HEL) BSL - HEL

135€ - 458€

Train to Geneva, fly to Helsinki  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Helsinki (HEL) GVA - HEL

120€ - 316€

Train to Basel, fly to Tallinn, car ferry  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Tallinn (TLL) BSL - TLL
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

166€ - 432€

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Helsinki  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Helsinki (HEL) MXP - HEL

119€ - 285€

Train, car ferry  •  40h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck-Travemuende Strand Re
  3. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

300€ - 438€

Train, car ferry via Kassel  •  41h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Luebeck Hbf Ice
  4. Take the car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki

308€ - 485€

Train, night train  •  46h 1m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Offenburg Ice / ...
  3. Take the night train from Offenburg to Brest C
  4. Take the train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii D
  5. Take the train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki 781 / ...

244€ - 362€

Bus, car ferry  •  47h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Rīga
  3. Take the bus from Riia to Tallinna bussijaam 920
  4. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

143€ - 359€

Bus, car ferry via Warsaw  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Warszawa
  2. Take the bus from Varssavi to Tallinna bussijaam
  3. Take the car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki

134€ - 316€

Drive, car train  •  41h 28m

  1. Drive from Bern to Lörrach
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach to Hamburg-Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg-Altona to Helsinki

401€ - 567€

Drive  •  33h 3m

  1. Drive from Bern to Helsinki 1891.4 miles

370€ - 550€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Helsinki is to train and fly which costs SFr 120 - SFr 310 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Helsinki is to train and fly which costs SFr 120 - SFr 310 and takes 6h 23m.

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The distance between Bern and Helsinki is 1857 km. The road distance is 3026.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Helsinki without a car is to train and night train which takes 46h 1m and costs SFr 280 - SFr 420.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Bern to Helsinki, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Helsinki Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Helsinki is 1h ahead of Bern. It is currently 12:32 PM in Bern and 1:32 PM in Helsinki.

Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Helsinki is 3026 km. It takes approximately 33h 3m to drive from Bern to Helsinki.

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Finnair, easyJet, Air Baltic and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Helsinki Airport.

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There are 883+ hotels available in Helsinki. Prices start at 84€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Helsinki.
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  • Distance: 1160.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Helsinki, Finland?

There is no direct connection from Bern to Helsinki. However, you can take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Helsinki, take the walk to Helsinki Lentoasema, then take the train to Helsinki. Alternatively, you can take the train to Basel SBB, take the walk to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, take the line 50 bus to Basel EuroAirport, take the walk to Basel airport, fly to Helsinki, take the walk to Helsinki Lentoasema, then take the train to Helsinki.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 750€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 800€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 320€
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
95€ - 500€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Helsinki via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 300€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Helsinki via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Geneva to Helsinki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
390€ - 1400€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Basel to Tallinn via Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
240€ - 430€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
150€ - 220€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Luebeck-Travemuende Strand
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Luebeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
37€ - 39€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 15€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
12€ - 15€
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Offenburg to Brest C
Ave. Duration
18h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Brest Central to St Petersburg Vitebskii
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
www.rw.by
VR Osakeyhtiö
Phone
0600 41 902
Website
vr.fi
Train from Pietari (Finljandski) to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
VR Osakeyhtiö
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Lörrach to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
12h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Freiburg to Rīga
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Lux Express
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Riia to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Lux Express
Bus from Varssavi to Tallinna bussijaam
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Lux Express
Temptrans
Phone
+372 600 6022
Email
temptrans@temptrans.ee
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Riga to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Temptrans
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bern to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
26h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Website
Tallink
Passenger
34€ - 36€
Vehicle
35€ - 37€
Cabin
44€
Viking Line
Phone
+358 9 123 575
Website
vikingline.fi
Car ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
69€
Website
Viking Line
Passenger
35€
Vehicle
26€
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Travemünde to Helsinki
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Finnlines

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