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There are 6 ways to get from Milan to Bern by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bern Eurocity / ...

$60 - $110

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Train via Duomo M3  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bern Ec

$49 - $71

4 alternative options

Train via Brig  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$78 - $115

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Milan to Bern 223.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$123 - $356

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train  •  4h 37m

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

$82 - $282

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Bern is to train which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Bern is to train which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Bern. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Milan and Bern is 213 km. The road distance is 358.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Bern without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs 55€ - 90€.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Bern takes 3h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Milan to Bern train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Milan to Bern train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Bern is 358 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Milan to Bern.

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  • Distance: 132.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milan to Bern 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bern
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
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 Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37m and costs 10€ - 14€.

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