There are 4 ways to get from Zug to Bern by train, bus or car

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Line 1 train, train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 1 train from Zug to Luzern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15

$46 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bern K288

$20 - $33

2 alternative options

Line 1 train, train BLS AG  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 1 train from Zug to Luzern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wolhusen to Bern 85-Y

$67 - $104

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Zug to Bern 84.2 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zug to Bern. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Bern via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Zug and Bern is 85 km. The road distance is 134.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Bern without a car is to line 1 train and train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Zug to Bern, including transfers.

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Zug to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zug station.

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The best way to get from Zug to Bern is to line 1 train and train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 9 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Bern is 135 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Zug to Bern.

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

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Map of how to get from Zug to Bern.
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  • Distance: 53 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Zug, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zug to Bern via Luzern in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zug to Bern twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

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 Zug to Luzern
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Wolhusen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zurich to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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