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There are 7 ways to get from Hockenheim 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  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...

SFr 74 - SFr 153

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Bus via Berne  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Berne Frankfurt > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart > Zürich > Berne > Lausanne > Geneva - Bus station > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Bordeaux City Centre > Bayonne > San Sebastián > Conex San Sebastian > Vitoria > Burgos > Leon > Astorga > Ponferrada > A Rua > Monforte de Lemos > Ourense / ...

SFr 30 - SFr 44

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Bern 122

SFr 33 - SFr 51

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Hockenheim to Bern 209.5 miles

SFr 40 - SFr 65

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

SFr 142 - SFr 393

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

SFr 159 - SFr 393

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

SFr 136 - SFr 356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hockenheim to Bern is to bus via Berne which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Hockenheim to Bern is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hockenheim to Bern. However, there are services departing from Hockenheim and arriving at Bern via Karlsruhe Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Hockenheim and Bern is 277 km. The road distance is 335.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hockenheim to Bern without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 60€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Hockenheim to Bern, including transfers.

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Hockenheim to Bern train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hockenheim to Bern is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 60€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Map of how to get from Hockenheim to Bern.
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  • Distance: 172.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Hockenheim, Germany and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Hockenheim to Bern via Karlsruhe Hbf and Basel SBB in around 3h 58m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hockenheim to Bern once daily. Tickets cost SFr 17 - SFr 28 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
2nd Class
SFr 23 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 30
1st Class
SFr 43 - SFr 45
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 25 - SFr 31
1st Class
SFr 44 - SFr 47
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 35
Website
oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Bern
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Karlsruhe to Berne
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Hockenheim to Bern is 335 km. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Hockenheim to Bern.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at SFr 90 per night.

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