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

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Winterthur 1 / ...

$45 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Zurich K288 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurigo to Winterthur MarinoBus / ...

$6 - $14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Winterthur 89.8 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Winterthur is to bus which costs SFr 5 - SFr 15 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Winterthur is to train which costs SFr 45 - SFr 90 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Winterthur. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Winterthur via Zurigo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bern and arriving at Winterthur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bern and Winterthur is 115 km. The road distance is 143.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Winterthur without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 90.

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The train from Bern to Winterthur takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bern to Winterthur bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Winterthur 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 Winterthur is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 5 - SFr 15 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Winterthur.
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  • Distance: 71.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Bern to Winterthur hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Winterthur via Zurich and Zurigo in around 3 h 5 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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
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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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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

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Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Zürich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zürich to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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Bern to Winterthur bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Winterthur station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Winterthur is 144 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Bern to Winterthur.

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There are 477+ hotels available in Winterthur. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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