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There are 9 ways to get from Civitavecchia to Bern by train, 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 via Rome

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bern

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Basel

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Trastevere
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Basel (BSL)
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

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Train

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bern

Train via Locarno

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
  3. Take the train from Locarno to Luzern
  4. Take the train from Luzern to Bern

Drive

  1. Drive from Civitavecchia to Bern

Train, fly to Zurich

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Trastevere
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

Train, fly to Geneva

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Trastevere
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Geneva (GVA)
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Trastevere
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  3. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

Train, fly to Milan Linate

  1. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Trastevere
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bern

Civitavecchia to Bern by train

The train journey time between Civitavecchia and Bern is around 10h 23m and covers a distance of around 908 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 37m. The fastest train normally takes 7h 48m. Services are operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity and others. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 45m
Layover time:
2h 37m
Total time:
10h 23m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
7h 48m
Train distance:
908 km
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
SFr 96
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:58
Last train departs at:
19:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Civitavecchia to Bern train schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bern is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bern is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bern is 1.5 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 20 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Civitavecchia to Bern is to train and fly which costs €65 - €210 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Civitavecchia to Bern is to train and fly which costs €100 - €340 and takes 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Civitavecchia to Bern. However, there are services departing from Civitavecchia and arriving at Bern via Roma Termini and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 18m.

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The distance between Civitavecchia and Bern is 640 km. The road distance is 891 km.

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The best way to get from Civitavecchia to Bern without a car is to train via Rome which takes 9h 18m and costs €100 - €310.

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It takes approximately 9h 18m to get from Civitavecchia to Bern, including transfers.

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Civitavecchia to Bern train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Civitavecchia station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Civitavecchia to Bern train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Civitavecchia to Bern is 891 km. It takes approximately 9h 18m to drive from Civitavecchia to Bern.

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Map of how to get from Civitavecchia to Bern.
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  • Distance: 640.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 18m

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

You can take a train from Civitavecchia to Bern via Roma Termini and Milano Centrale in around 9h 18m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 390
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 380
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 190
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 220
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 390
Flights from Rome to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 390
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 650
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 650
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 230
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 360
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 130
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 190
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 1500
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 13
Train from Civitavecchia to Roma Trastevere
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 10 - SFr 12
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Base Standard
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Base Premium
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Base Standard
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Base Premium
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Train from Civitavecchia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Base Standard
SFr 75 - SFr 100
Base Premium
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 10
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 95
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Smart Low Cost
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Smart Flex
SFr 70 - SFr 95
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 Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 150
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 150
Train from Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 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 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Locarno to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de

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