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There are 10 ways to get from Oslo to Bern by train, plane, ferry, night train, bus 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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Train, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Zurich (ZRH) OSL - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$150 - $401

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Bus  •  38 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Świebodzin
  2. Take the bus from Świebodzin to Bern

$129 - $174

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Train, fly to Basel  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Basel (BSL) OSL - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$158 - $501

Train, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Geneva (GVA) OSL - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$140 - $341

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) OSL - MXP
  3. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

$159 - $407

Train  •  22 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB Ice
  6. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$297 - $463

Ferry, night train, train  •  34 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
  2. Take the night train from Kiel Hbf to Basel SBB Ic
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$253 - $381

Bus, night train  •  36 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Bern En

$216 - $338

Drive, train  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Bern

$360 - $549

Drive  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Bern 1232.8 miles

$320 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Bern is to bus which costs kr 1000 - kr 1500 and takes 38 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Bern is to train and fly which costs kr 1200 - kr 3300 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Bern. However, there are services departing from Oslo and arriving at Bern via Świebodzin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Bern. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Bern via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 47 min.

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The distance between Oslo and Bern is 1458 km. The road distance is 1972.5 km.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Bern without a car is to train which takes 22 h 47 min and costs kr 2400 - kr 3900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Oslo to Bern, including transfers.

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Oslo to Bern bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Oslo station.

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Oslo to Bern train services, operated by Nsb, depart from Oslo S station.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Bern is to train which takes 22 h 47 min and costs kr 2400 - kr 3900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 1000 - kr 1500 and takes 38 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Bern.
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  • Distance: 911 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 min

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Oslo to Bern via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, and Basel SBB in around 22 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oslo to Bern via Świebodzin and Świebodzin in around 38 h 2 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Oslo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Oslo to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Oslo to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Oslo to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Oslo to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
Flytoget AS
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 Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Gallarate to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Nsb
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kiel Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia

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
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Bern
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$70 - $85
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Oslo to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Sindbad
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Świebodzin to Bern
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Color Line AS

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Oslo to Bern bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Bern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Bern is 1973 km. It takes approximately 18 h 48 min to drive from Oslo to Bern.

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Swiss, Air France, Finnair and four other airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Zurich Airport.

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