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There are 14 ways to get from Sheffield to Bern by train, bus, night train, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$301 - $587

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Bus  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern

$63 - $103

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Train, bus  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$181 - $481

Train, night train  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Bern En

$195 - $435

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  13h 7m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  6. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Bern

$425 - $535

Drive, car ferry  •  12h 32m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bern

$186 - $270

Train to Manchester, fly to Basel, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Basel (BSL) MAN - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$95 - $309

Train to Manchester, fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Zurich (ZRH) MAN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$137 - $329

Train to Manchester, fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Geneva (GVA) MAN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$107 - $259

Train to Birmingham, fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Zurich (ZRH) BHX - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$170 - $440

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Geneva (GVA) LBA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$108 - $342

Train to London City, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$192 - $516

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Basel, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$193 - $451

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Geneva  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Geneva (GVA) LPL - GVA
  4. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$111 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Bern is to bus which costs £45 - £80 and takes 21h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Bern is to train and fly which costs £100 - £260 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Bern. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Bern via London and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Bern. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Bern via London St. Pancras International, Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 16m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Bern is 597 miles.

The best way to get from Sheffield to Bern without a car is to train which takes 10h 16m and costs £230 - £450.

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It takes approximately 10h 16m to get from Sheffield to Bern, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Bern bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Sheffield to Bern train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Bern is to train which takes 10h 16m and costs £230 - £450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £80 and takes 21h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Bern.
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  • Distance: 597 miles
  • Duration: 10h 16m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Bern via London St Pancras International, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 10h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Bern via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 21h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Liverpool to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Super Off-Peak Single
$80 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $120
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $130
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
6h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$70 - $85
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Sheffield to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.

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Bern is 1h ahead of Sheffield. It is currently 11:07 PM in Sheffield and 12:07 AM in Bern.

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

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easyJet, KLM, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Basel Airport.

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

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