How to Reach Bern


  • By Air: Bern has a small airport and caters to international flights to Bern, flying in from neighbouring European cities. Instead of catching a flight to Bern, you could land in Zurich and take a train from the airport to Bern.
  • By Train: Bern is well connected through the Swiss Federal Railway and is accessible from all the major cities of Switzerland.
  • By Car: Bern is accessible by car through with the national motorway network; take the A1, A12 and A6 motorway exit.


  • On Foot: Berne is best experienced on foot. Take the tram, bus or rail to your stop and then explore the area on foot.
  • By Bus/Tram:The Bernmobil provides tram and bus services all over the city. Check their website for ticket fares and timetables.
  • By Train:The rail system in Bern is called the S-Bahn rail system and runs not only within Bern but also to its neighbouring cities.
  • By Car: Getting around Bern in a car is not recommended as it’s difficult to find parking space. If you do decide to drive around Bern, it’s advisable that you find a parking space and then take the bus/tram to the attraction.
  • By Bicycle: You can rent a bike for no charge for four hours at Bern Rollt. Carry your passport for identification purposes. There are other bike rentals in Bern as well.
  • By Taxi: There are taxi stands at the main station and in the city as well. Be warned that a taxi is expensive can is to be avoided if you’re traveling on a budget.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Bern. The most preferred mode of transport in Bern is Car.

Average distance: 17.03 km Average time: 31.25 min

  • Car 37.5%
    Driving 24 min Walking 4 min Overall average time for 22.67 kms 28 min
  • Train/Metro 25%
    Train 50 min Walking 10 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 32 kms 65 min
  • Walking 25%
    Walking 15.5 min Overall average time for 1.6 kms 15.5 min
  • Bike 12.5%
    Bike 5 min Overall average time for 1 kms 5 min
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