There are 10 ways to get from Prague to Bern by plane, train, bus, night 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 Prague to Basel, train  •  5h 25m

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

SFr 92 - SFr 293

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Bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bern Neufeld 000259 / ...

SFr 50 - SFr 110

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Fly Prague to Zurich, train  •  5h 14m

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

SFr 109 - SFr 333

Fly Prague to Geneva, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA) PRG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

SFr 95 - SFr 285

Bus to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) DRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

SFr 124 - SFr 298

Fly Prague to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) PRG - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Bern

SFr 91 - SFr 284

Train  •  12h 32m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...

SFr 168 - SFr 296

Night bus, train  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 8 / ...

SFr 62 - SFr 102

Night train, train  •  15h 24m

  1. Take the night train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 8 / ...

SFr 119 - SFr 182

Drive  •  7h 19m

  1. Drive from Prague to Bern 806.8 km

SFr 100 - SFr 150

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bern is to bus which costs 1 200 Kč - 2 600 Kč and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Bern is to fly and train which costs 2 500 Kč - 8 000 Kč and takes 5h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha ÚAN Florenc and arriving at Bern Neufeld. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Bern. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Bern via Dresden Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 32m.

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The distance between Prague and Bern is 621 km. The road distance is 806.8 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bern without a car is to bus which takes 10h 15m and costs 1 200 Kč - 2 600 Kč.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Prague to Bern, including transfers.

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Prague to Bern bus services, operated by Nobless Line, depart from Praha ÚAN Florenc station.

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Prague to Bern train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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The best way to get from Prague to Bern is to bus which takes 10h 15m and costs 1 200 Kč - 2 600 Kč. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3 900 Kč - 7 000 Kč and takes 12h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Prague to Bern.
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  • Distance: 620.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Bern, Switzerland?

Nobless Line operates a bus from Prague to Bern once daily. Tickets cost SFr 81 and the journey takes 10h 15m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prague to Bern via Dresden Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Basel SBB in around 12h 32m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 850
Flights from Prague to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 850
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 340
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 340
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 390
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 390
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 480
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 450
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 340
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 340
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 460
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 500
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 500
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 600
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 450
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Prague to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
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)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dresden Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 12
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Railjet
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Bern
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nobless Line
Website
noblessline.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Bern Neufeld
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 81
Schedules at
noblessline.cz
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Bern
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 110
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Prague, Florenc to Bern, Neufeld
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 28
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Prague Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Prague to Bern bus services, operated by Nobless Line, arrive at Bern Neufeld station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Prague to Bern is 807 km. It takes approximately 7h 19m to drive from Prague to Bern.

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easyJet, CSA, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Prague to Bern bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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