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There are 10 ways to get from Bern to Samos by train, plane, ferry or bus

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Train to Basel, fly to Samos  •  9h 22m

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

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Train to Basel, fly to Izmir, ferry  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Izmir (ADB) BSL - ADB
  3. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

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Train to Zurich, fly to Samos  •  7h 28m

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

Train to Geneva, fly to Samos  •  10h 36m

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

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Samos  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Gallarate
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Samos (SMI) MXP - SMI

Train, bus, ferry  •  44h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Luzern
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Ferizaj
  3. Take the train from Ferizaj to Skopje
  4. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  5. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Train, bus, ferry via Mannheim  •  45h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 20 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Bus, ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Bern Neufeld to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy

Bus, train, ferry  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Thessaloniki
  3. 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 Ic8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala
  4. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Bern to Samos is to bus and train and ferry, which costs SFr 130 - SFr 300 and takes 2 days 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Samos is to train and fly which costs SFr 130 - SFr 700 and takes 7h 28m.

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The distance between Bern and Samos is 1894 km.

The best way to get from Bern to Samos without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 44h 43m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 9h 22m to get from Bern to Samos, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Samos Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 50m and has one stopover.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Bern. It is currently 8:54 PM in Bern and 9:54 PM in Samos.

Airbus France, Sky Express, Condor Flugdienst and six other airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Samos. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Samos.
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  • Distance: 1894.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 22m

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 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 Samos, take the walk to Samos Airport, then take the bus to Samos. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Basel to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Basel to Samos via Paris CDG, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Basel to Samos via Rome, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Zurich to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Zakinthos, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Basel to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Basel to Samos via Paris CDG, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €650
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Zakinthos, Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€29 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €550
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €410
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €410
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Basel to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Paris CDG, Venice
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €490
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Samos via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Corendon Airlines
Website
corendon.com
Flights from Basel to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Basel to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €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 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Trenitalia EuroCity

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
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€28 - €40
1st Class
€55 - €75
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Trainkos
Phone
038 534 – 814
Email
info@trainkos.com
Website
trainkos.com
Train from Ferizaj to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
trainkos.com
Railways of the Republic North Macedonia Transport AD
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Arditi Tours
Phone
+383 49 871 234
Email
ardititours@hotmail.com
Website
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Luzern to Ferizaj
Ave. Duration
16h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€97
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Mannheim to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bogojevic Reisen
Phone
+381 35 433 333
Email
info@bogojevic.eu
Website
bogojevic-reisen.ch
Bus from Bern Neufeld to Niš
Ave. Duration
23h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€1 - €80
Schedules at
bogojevic-reisen.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Niš to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
MetroTurizm
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Bern to Skopje
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €110
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zurich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Yubim
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Ferry operators
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kuşadası to Vathy
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€0 - €25
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult
€25
Child
€13
Infant
€0
Meander Travel
Website
meandertravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Schedules at
meandertravel.com
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €130
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€65 - €70
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€80 - €100
Economy
€50 - €70
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€80 - €100
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€100 - €130
Ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
€62 - €67
2 Bed Inside Cabin
€75 - €95
Economy
€50 - €65
4 Bed Outside Cabin
€75 - €90
2 Bed Lux Cabin
€95 - €120

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