There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Bern by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$50 - $95

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Berne Ouibus / ...

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Berne 99.4 miles

$12

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bern 100 miles

$20 - $30

Fly, train  •  3 h 35 min

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

$100 - $228

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bern is to bus which costs SFr 6 - SFr 10 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bern is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs SFr 20 - SFr 30.

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The distance between Geneva and Bern is 130 km. The road distance is 160 km.

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The train from Genève to Bern takes 1 h 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Berne. Services depart every three hours, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at Bern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Geneva to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Berne
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Berne
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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