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There are 3 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern by train, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern 1 / ...

$50 - $90

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern 98.1 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$93 - $202

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Bern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Bern is 130 km. The road distance is 157 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90.

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The train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern takes 1 h 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève-Aéroport station.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern.

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  • Distance: 81.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Website
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
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

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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