There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bern by train, 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  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Ice

$110 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. 322 / ...

$26 - $45

5 alternative options

Train via Basel SBB  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. 61 / ...

$91 - $184

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. 263.6 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Basel, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. FRA - BSL

$119 - $356

Fly to Zurich, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. FRA - ZRH

$136 - $356

Fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. FRA - GVA

$131 - $356

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Bern, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bern 4 times a day. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Bern 4 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity
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 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bern
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bern is 364 km. The road distance is 422 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bern is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bern is to fly and train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 100€ - 310€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Bern. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Bern. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bern takes 4 h 6 min including transfers and departs four times a day.