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There are 3 ways to get from Stresa to Biel/Bienne by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$68 - $130

Cheapest option

Train, line 3 train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Bern Ec
  2. Take the line 3 train from Bern Europaplatz to Biel/Bienne 3 / ...

$55 - $76

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Stresa to Biel/Bienne 205.2 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Biel/Bienne is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stresa to Biel/Bienne is to train which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stresa to Biel/Bienne. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Biel/Bienne via Brig and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Stresa and Biel/Bienne is 171 km. The road distance is 328.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Biel/Bienne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs 55€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Stresa to Biel/Bienne, including transfers.

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Stresa to Biel/Bienne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Stresa station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stresa to Biel/Bienne is 328 km. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Stresa to Biel/Bienne.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Biel/Bienne. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stresa to Biel/Bienne.
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  • Distance: 106.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Stresa, Italy and Biel/Bienne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stresa to Biel/Bienne via Brig and Bern in around 2 h 58 min.

Train operators
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 Stresa to Brig
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Stresa to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern Europaplatz to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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