There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Bern by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Brig Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$92 - $152

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Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Bern 417

$35 - $65

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$106 - $179

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Bern 387.1 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$90 - $393

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 59 min

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

$97 - $383

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$87 - $338

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Bern. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Bern. However, there are services departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Bern via Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Venice and Bern is 412 km. The road distance is 619.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bern without a car is to train which takes 6 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Venice to Bern, including transfers.

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

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Venice to Bern train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Bern is to train which takes 6 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Venice to Bern.
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  • Distance: 257.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Venice to Bern via Brig in around 6 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Bern once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min. Domo Reisen also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Brig
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$55 - $85
First
$90 - $120
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
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
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 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 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
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Bern
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Venezia to Bern
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Bern is 619 km. It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to drive from Venice to Bern.

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Air Dolomiti, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Venice Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Venice to Bern bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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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 Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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