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There are 3 ways to get from Bern to Schilthorn by train or bus

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Recommended option

Train, travel  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West 61 / ...
  2. Travel from Interlaken West to Schilthorn

Cheapest option

Train  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost 61 / ...

SFr 24 - SFr 45

1 alternative option

Bus, travel  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Interlaken, Interlaken East 417
  2. Travel from Interlaken, Interlaken East to Schilthorn

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Schilthorn is to train which costs SFr 24 - SFr 45 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Schilthorn is to train which costs SFr 24 - SFr 45 and takes 1h 26m.

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The distance between Bern and Schilthorn is 53 km.

The best way to get from Bern to Schilthorn without a car is to train and travel which takes 1h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Bern to Schilthorn, including transfers.

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There are 1304+ hotels available in Schilthorn. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Schilthorn.
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  • Distance: 52.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 4m

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Schilthorn, Canton of Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Interlaken Ost hourly. Tickets cost SFr 24 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 54 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Interlaken, Interlaken East
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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