There are 6 ways to get from Genoa 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.

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Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$90 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bern N506

$28 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Bern Ece / ...

$104 - $195

Drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Bern 283.8 miles

$65 - $100

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$126 - $378

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$92 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Bern is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Bern is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Bern is 306 km. The road distance is 454 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Genoa to Bern, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Bern. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Bern. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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

You can take a train from Genoa to Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Bern 5 times a week. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$44 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$44 - $46
First
$67
Train from Domodossola to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Bern
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoticino
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
autoticino.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza della Vittoria to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
autoticino.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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