There are 9 ways to get from Stockholm to Bern by plane, 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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Fly Stockholm to Zurich, train  •  6 h 16 min

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

$131 - $311

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Bus  •  33 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Dortmund 073
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 017 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bern 122 / ...

$116 - $195

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Fly Stockholm to Basel, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$159 - $411

Fly Stockholm to Geneva, train  •  7 h 22 min

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

$131 - $256

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Zurich, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Zurich (ZRH) BMA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$206 - $477

Train  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...

$297 - $546

Train via Hässleholm Centralstation  •  22 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hässleholm Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Hässleholm Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bern Ec

$315 - $554

Drive, train  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Bern

$350 - $518

Drive  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Bern 1265.1 miles

$280 - $420

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Bern. However, there are services departing from Stockholm and arriving at Bern via Dortmund and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Bern. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Bern via Malmö Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 28 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Bern is 1544 km. The road distance is 2024.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Bern without a car is to train which takes 19 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Stockholm to Bern, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stockholm station.

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Stockholm to Bern train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Bern is to train which takes 19 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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

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  • Distance: 965.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stockholm to Bern via Malmö Centralstation, København H, Hamburg Hbf, and Basel SBB in around 19 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Bern via Dortmund and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 33 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Stockholm to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Umea, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stockholm to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stockholm to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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. 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 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$75 - $110
2nd Class Refundable
$75 - $110
1st Class Refundable
$100 - $150
Train from Hässleholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$15 - $21
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$23 - $35
2nd Class Refundable
$23 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$30 - $45
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Hässleholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Stockholm to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bern
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Bern is 2024 km. It takes approximately 19 h 14 min to drive from Stockholm to Bern.

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Eurowings, easyJet, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Stockholm to Bern bus tickets online with FlixBus, FlixBus and FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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