How to get from Geneva to Bern

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from Geneva to Bern

You can get from Geneva to Bern by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Geneva to Bern on 10 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:42Geneva1h44 10:26Bern, Bhf
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08:59Geneva1h57 10:56Bern, Bhf
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09:42Geneva1h44 11:26Bern, Bhf
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08:42Geneva1h56 10:38Bern, Rathaus
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Travel Information between Geneva and Bern

distanceDistance80 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 2 h 34 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £47 • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 80 miles to Bern from Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are SBB among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Geneva to Bern.

Travel Tips: Travel from Geneva to Bern

Travel to Bern easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Geneva to Bern.

There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Bern: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Bern, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bern:

A coach is generally £41 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £47 from Geneva to Bern.

The quickest way to travel to Bern from Geneva is by train, which takes on average 1 h 44 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 34 min   of travel time.

The distance from Geneva to Bern is approximately 80 miles.

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Bern is:

  • Around 4 coaches per day.
  • Around 49 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Geneva and Bern as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Geneva to Bern:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Bern.
  • Most travellers board their train from Genève and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Geneva to Bern, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • SBB can get you to Bern by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SBB from Geneva to Bern for £47 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Geneva to Bern with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 4 direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find 30 direct trains per day with SBB.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bern as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Geneva to Bern.

Your journey from Geneva to Bern doesn't have to end in Bern. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Milan. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Milan to your Geneva to Bern trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bern today!

Before travelling from Geneva to Bern, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £6 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £47 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Bern tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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