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There are 9 ways to get from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz by train, night train, car, plane or bus

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

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Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

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Train via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

Drive

  1. Drive from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

Fly to Geneva, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

Fly to Stuttgart, bus, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Karlsruhe central train station
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern
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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bundesplatz is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bundesplatz is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, returning to Germany from Switzerland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 Jan 2023
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The most affordable way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz is to fly and train, which costs €75 - €250 and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz is to fly and train which costs €75 - €250 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bern via Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 7m.

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The distance between Brandenburg Gate and Bundesplatz is 751 km. The road distance is 958.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz without a car is to train which takes 9h 7m and costs €180 - €270.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m to get from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz, including transfers.

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Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz is 959 km. It takes approximately 8h 5m to drive from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz.

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  • Distance: 751.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 7m

What companies run services between Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany and Bundesplatz, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Brandenburg Gate to Bundesplatz via Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Basel Sbb, and Bern in around 9h 7m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Basel via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 420
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 28
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Business
SFr 23 - SFr 27
1st Class
SFr 23 - SFr 28
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 Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 70
1st Class
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Stuttgart - Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Karlsruhe Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Union Ivkoni

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Air France, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Basel Airport.

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