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There are 9 ways to get from Bern to Samos by train, plane, ferry or bus

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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

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Train to Basel, fly to Samos  •  9h 31m

  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 Geneva, fly to Samos  •  11h 22m

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

Train to Basel, fly to Izmir, ferry  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Izmir (ADB) BSL - ADB
  3. Take the ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos

Bus, ferry  •  42h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Ferizaj
  2. Take the bus from Ferizaj to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje Nikola Karev to Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office
  4. Take the ferry from Thessaloniki to Vathy Samou Bsf

Bus, ferry via Istanbul  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Bern Neufeld to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Kusadası
  4. Take the ferry from Kusadasis to Vathy, Samos

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 2h

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

Train, bus, ferry via Budapest  •  2 days 4h

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

Train, bus, ferry #2  •  2 days 5h

  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
  4. Take the ferry from Kavala to Vathy Samou Bsf

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The most affordable way to get from Bern to Samos is to bus and ferry, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 270 and takes 42h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Samos is to train and fly which costs SFr 170 - SFr 330 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 bus and ferry which takes 42h 55m and costs SFr 140 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Bern to Samos, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Samos Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Samos is 1h ahead of Bern. It is currently 10:54 AM in Bern and 11:54 AM in Samos.

Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Olympic Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Samos Airport.

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There are 87+ 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: 7h 28m

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, 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
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Basel to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€190 - €480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Basel to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €1600
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €1600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Samos via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Basel to Izmir
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €1900
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €1900
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Basel to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €1700
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Samos
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Basel to Samos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Basel to Samos via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
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
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€290 - €550
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€28 - €40
1st Class
€55 - €75
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
Bus operators
Arditi Tours
Phone
+383 49 871 234
Email
ardititours@hotmail.com
Website
sr-rs.facebook.com
Bus from Bern to Ferizaj
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Schedules at
sr-rs.facebook.com
Vector
Phone
045 119 284
Email
info@vectortravelgroup.com
Website
vectortravelgroup.com
Bus from Ferizaj to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Schedules at
vectortravelgroup.com
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Skopje Nikola Karev to Thessaloniki Simeonidis Tours Office
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Sibiu to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
11h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Schedules at
simeonidistours.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 Otogar to Kusadası
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €25
Website
MetroTurizm
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Email
kamilkoc@kamilkoc.com.tr
Website
flixbus.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Esenler to Kuşadası
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €25
Schedules at
flixbus.com.tr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Zurich Limmatstrasse to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zürich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€180 - €230
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
office@kaleiatravel.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zurich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Yubim
Ferry operators
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
Barel Travel
Website
bareltravel.com
Ferry from Kusadasis to Samos Vathy
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€31 - €36
Schedules at
bareltravel.com
Adult One Way
€31
Adult Same Day Return
€36
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 5m
Frequency
Once 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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