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There are 3 ways to get from Bern to Rhine Falls by train, bus or car

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Train, line 33 train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Winterthur 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 33 train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall 33

$55 - $94

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Bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Zurich, Zurich Airport K288

$17 - $46

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Bern to Rhine Falls 92.3 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Rhine Falls is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Rhine Falls is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall via Winterthur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Bern and Rhine Falls is 120 km. The road distance is 147.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Rhine Falls without a car is to train and line 33 train which takes 2h 12m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 95.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Bern to Rhine Falls, including transfers.

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Bern to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Rhine Falls is to train and line 33 train which takes 2h 12m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 17 - SFr 50 and takes 3h 22m.

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Bern to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Thurbo, arrive at Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Rhine Falls is 148 km. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Bern to Rhine Falls.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Rhine Falls.
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  • Distance: 74.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Rhine Falls, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bern to Rhine Falls via Winterthur and Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall in around 2h 12m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Rhine Falls twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Zurich, Zurich Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There are 226+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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