There are 3 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bern by train, night bus, bus or car
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Train • 2h 3m
$65 - $120
Night bus, bus • 3h 45m
$7 - $16
1 alternative option
Drive • 2h 5m
$26 - $40
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bern is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 7 - SFr 17 and takes 3h 45m.
The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bern is to train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 2h 3m.
No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Bern. However, there are services departing from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse and arriving at Bern via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Bern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 3m.
The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Bern is 145 km. The road distance is 203.5 km.
The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Bern without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.
The train from St. Gallen to Bern takes 2h 3m including transfers and departs hourly.
Canton of St. Gallen to Bern bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse station.
Canton of St. Gallen to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.
Canton of St. Gallen to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.
What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Sankt Gallen to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2h 3m.
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.
Train from St. Gallen to Bern
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.
Bus from Zurich to Bern
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 45m
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $6 - $12
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.
Bus from Zürich to Berne
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 25m
- 3 times a week
- Estimated price
- $4 - $7
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More Questions & Answers
Canton of St. Gallen to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.
Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Bern is 204 km. It takes approximately 2h 5m to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Bern.
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