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There are 9 ways to get from Graz to Bern by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

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Fly Graz to Zurich, train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$149 - $420

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Bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich N998
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Bern K288 / ...

$46 - $81

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Fly Graz to Basel, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Basel (BSL) GRZ - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$177 - $500

Train to Vienna, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$132 - $369

Train to Vienna, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL) VIE - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$160 - $429

Train to Ljubljana, fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Zurich (ZRH) LJU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$173 - $530

Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$144 - $240

Bus, night train, train  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz Andreas-Hofer-Platz to Klagenfurt Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zürich HB En
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$170 - $281

Drive  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Bern 532.8 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Graz to Bern is to bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Graz to Bern is to fly and train which costs 130€ - 370€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Graz to Bern. However, there are services departing from Graz, Graz Webling and arriving at Bern via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Graz to Bern. However, there are services departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Bern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Graz and Bern is 607 km. The road distance is 852.5 km.

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The best way to get from Graz to Bern without a car is to train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Graz to Bern, including transfers.

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Graz to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Graz, Graz Webling station.

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Graz to Bern train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Graz Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Graz to Bern is to train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs 120€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Graz to Bern.
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  • Distance: 379.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Graz to Bern via Zürich HB in around 10 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Graz to Bern via Zurich in around 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Graz to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Graz to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Graz to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Graz to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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.

Contact Details
Website
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Klagenfurt Hbf (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zürich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Graz Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Graz to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Graz to Bern is 853 km. It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to drive from Graz to Bern.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Graz Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Graz to Bern bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Graz to Graz Airport is to shuttle which takes 8 min and costs 7€ - 26€.

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