There are 8 ways to get from Bologna to Bern by train, night bus, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$103 - $157

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna to Milan Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bern 417

$30 - $64

6 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Bern 358.5 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Bologna to Basel, train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$129 - $433

Train to Florence, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$132 - $456

Train to Venice, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Basel (BSL) VCE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$110 - $456

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$117 - $446

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Porta Garibaldi
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$144 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Bern is to night bus and bus which costs 26€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Bern is to train which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Bern is 407 km. The road distance is 573.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Bologna to Bern, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Bern. However, there are services departing from Bologna and arriving at Bern via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Bern. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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

You can take a train from Bologna to Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig in around 5 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$67
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Bern P+R Neufeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com

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