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There are 8 ways to get from Bern to Venice by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr

$88 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Venice Airport, Venice 417
  2. Take the ferry from Aeroporto Venice to Rialto Linea ARANCIO

$48 - $73

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Brig 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Venezia Santa Lucia Eurocity / ...

$92 - $151

Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Venezia

$75 - $100

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Venice 389.2 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Basel, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Venice (VCE) BSL - VCE

$90 - $393

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

$100 - $381

Train to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 55 min

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

$87 - $334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Venice is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Venice is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 380 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Venezia. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Venice. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Bern and Venice is 412 km. The road distance is 622.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Venice without a car is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Bern to Venice, including transfers.

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Bern to Venice bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Bern station.

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

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The best way to get from Bern to Venice is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 100 and takes 10 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Venice.
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  • Distance: 257.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Bern to Venice via Brig and Milano Centrale in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, Domo Reisen operates a bus from Bern to Venice twice a week. Tickets cost $75 - $100 and the journey takes 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $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. 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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Brig to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Bern to Venezia
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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 Venice Airport, Venice
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Alilaguna Lines
Phone
+39 041 2401701
Email
info@alilaguna.it
Website
alilaguna.it
Ferry from Aeroporto Venice to Rialto
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alilaguna.it

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Bern to Venice bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Venezia station.

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Bern to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S.Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Venice is 623 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Bern to Venice.

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti offer flights from Basel Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Bern to Venice bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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