There are 8 ways to get from Copenhagen to Bern by plane, train, night train, bus or car

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

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. CPH - BSL

$108 - $318

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 46 min

  1. N05
  2. X06 / ...

$80 - $145

6 alternative options

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. CPH - ZRH

$120 - $358

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. CPH - GVA

$105 - $293

Train via Basel SBB  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ice
  3. 61 / ...

$261 - $415

Train  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Ec
  2. Ec

$276 - $430

Night train, train, bus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Ic

$193 - $262

Drive  •  12 h 39 min

  1. 859.5 miles

$190 - $290

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Bern via Hamburg Hbf and Basel SBB in around 13 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Bern via Munich, Munich central bus station and Zurich in around 23 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $350
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Book at
buchung.urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Berne
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Copenhagen and Bern is 1033 km. The road distance is 1375 km.

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Bern is to bus which costs 500 kr - 950 kr and takes 23 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Bern is to fly and train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs 750 kr - 2300 kr.

No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Bern. However, there are services departing from Koebenhavn H and arriving at Bern via Hamburg Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Bern. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Berne via Munich, Munich central bus station and Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Copenhagen to Bern, including transfers.