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There are 8 ways to get from Bern to Samos by train, plane, bus or ferry

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 30m

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

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Istanbul  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Gjilan
  2. Take the bus from Gjilan to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kusadasi to Samos Vathy

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Train to Basel, fly  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Samos (SMI) BSL - SMI

Train to Geneva, fly  •  10h 9m

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

Train, bus, ferry via Sofia  •  45h

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Hb Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica Rjx
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala Central Bus Station
  5. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

Bus, ferry  •  45h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Prizren
  2. Take the bus from Prizren to Thessaloníki
  3. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Train, bus, ferry  •  47h 3m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Hb Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Train, bus, ferry #2  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Hb Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala Central Bus Station
  4. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Samos is to bus and ferry via Istanbul which costs SFr 110 - SFr 280 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The fastest way to get from Bern to Samos is to train and fly which takes 7h 30m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 430.

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The distance between Bern and Samos is 1988 km.

The best way to get from Bern to Samos without a car is to train and bus and ferry via Sofia which takes 45h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Bern to Samos, including transfers.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Bern. It is currently 11:41 AM in Bern and 12:41 PM in Samos.

There are 377+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €30 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Samos.
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  • Distance: 1987.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 30m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Samos, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Bern to Samos. However, you can take the train to Zürich Flughafen, take the walk to Zurich airport, fly to Samos, take the walk to Samos Airport, then take the bus to Samos. Alternatively, you can take the train to Basel Sbb, take the walk to Basel, Bahnhof Sbb, take the line 50 bus to Basel Euroairport, Abflug, take the walk to Basel airport, fly to Samos, take the walk to Samos Airport, then take the bus to Samos.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Basel to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Basel to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Basel to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
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
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Train from Bern to Zürich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
Train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€130 - €200
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
Bus operators
Arditi Tours
Phone
+383 49 871 234
Email
ardititours@hotmail.com
Website
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Bern to Prizren
Ave. Duration
20h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Bern to Gjilan
Ave. Duration
18h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €110
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Sharr Travel
Phone
+383 38 610 015
Email
sharrtravel@hotmail.com
Website
sharrtravel.com
Bus from Prizren to Thessaloníki
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20
Website
https://www.sharrtravel.com/en/
Bus from Gjilan to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40
Website
https://www.sharrtravel.com/en/
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
Yubim
Phone
02 981 1040
Email
travel@yubim.eu
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zurich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Metro Turizm
Kamil Koc
Ferry operators
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+302108919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
https://www.bluestarferries.com/en-gb/
Business
€85 - €95
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €75
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €130
Website
https://www.bluestarferries.com/en-gb/
Business
€85 - €100
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€55 - €80
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Turyol
Phone
+90 212 251 4421
Email
cesme@turyol.com
Website
turyolonline.com
Ferry from Kusadasi to Samos Vathy
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €110
Schedules at
turyolonline.com
Passenger
€38
Car
€103
Makri Travel
Phone
+30 694 415 6070
Email
info@makritravel.com
Website
makritravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Samos Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
https://www.makritravel.com/
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Istanbul Deniz Otobusleri
Email
info@ido.com.tr
Website
ido.com.tr
Ferry from Kusadasi to Samos Vathy
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€1 - €35
Schedules at
egeadalari.ido.com.tr
Promo
€1 - €3
Economy
€2 - €3

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