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

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...

$54 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Zurich K288
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...

$26 - $51

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Schaffhausen 106 miles

$22 - $35

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Schaffhausen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Bern and Schaffhausen is 122 km. The road distance is 169.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Schaffhausen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Bern to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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

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Bern to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Schaffhausen is 170 km. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Bern to Schaffhausen.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Schaffhausen.
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  • Distance: 76.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bern to Schaffhausen via Zürich HB in around 1 h 43 min.

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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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