There are 4 ways to get from Bern to Stresa by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Stresa Eurocity

$50 - $85

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Spiez 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Stresa Ec

$50 - $81

2 alternative options

Train via Brig  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Stresa Eurocity / ...

$52 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Stresa 208.2 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Stresa is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Stresa is to train which costs SFr 45 - SFr 85 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Stresa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Bern and Stresa is 145 km. The road distance is 333.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Stresa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 85.

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The train from Bern to Stresa takes 2 h 4 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Bern to Stresa train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Stresa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Stresa is 333 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Bern to Stresa.

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There are 2443+ hotels available in Stresa. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Stresa.
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  • Distance: 90.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Stresa, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Stresa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 4 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 Stresa
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Stresa
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Spiez
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Stresa
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Spiez to Stresa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Spiez
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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