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There are 4 ways to get from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Thun Ec / ...

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Train via Domodossola  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola Re4
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Thun Ec / ...

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Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) 311.8 km

Fly, train  •  5h 27m

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

Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) by train and bus

The journey time between Milan and Berne Airport (BRN) is around 3h 54m and covers a distance of around 260 km. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. Operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), BLS AG and others, the Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Bern Flughafen. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

33 Weekly Services
3h 54m Average Duration
SFr 80 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) is to drive. Taking this option will cost €40 - €65 and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Milan and Berne Airport (BRN) is 207 km. The road distance is 311.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs €75 - €140.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Berne Airport (BRN) is 312 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN).

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Berne Airport (BRN). Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Milan to Berne Airport (BRN).
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  • Distance: 207.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Berne Airport (BRN), Switzerland?

Trenitalia EuroCity operates a train from Milano Centrale to Thun 4 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 55 - SFr 130 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 370
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 Thun
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Train from Domodossola to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 80
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 60 - SFr 80
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 Milano Centrale to Thun
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Domodossola to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 11
Website
Trenord

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