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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Realp 6-Y

$288 - $411

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Andermatt, Bahnhof 162

$73 - $121

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Swiss Alps 135.1 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Swiss Alps is 95 km. The road distance is 216.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Swiss Alps without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Bern to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Swiss Alps is 216 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Bern to Swiss Alps.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Swiss Alps. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Swiss Alps.
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  • Distance: 59.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bern to Swiss Alps via Brig, Brig Bahnhofplatz, and Realp in around 4 h 24 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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Realp
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$30 - $40
1st Class Ticket
$60 - $75
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Meiringen, Bahnhof to Andermatt, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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