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“lots of shops”(9 reviews)
A modern downtown building that serves as one of Switzerland's more important railroad hubs.
Bahnhofplatz, Bern 3000, Switzerland
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All reviews swiss trains always on time lots of shops multi level tourist information public transport other cities old town platform signage sbb switzerland exits city pharmacy coop journey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

very big & not well signalled, i had not only big trouble to find the 'luggage deposit' corner with my heavy bag, but paid 9CHF for locking it for 6 hrs.!!! connection to zurich airport is VERY BAD coming from Interlaken [& the other way...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go through here on our way to go skiing, but this year we noticed that the previous luggage trolley service has been withdrawn, which means that if like us you have cases (even if wheeled), ski-bags, boot-bags, etc. it is pretty much impossible to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KentCouple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Bern by train and departed by train and found the train station very easy to navigate. Simply buy your tickets online and be sure to get a travel pass or 1/2 pass to reduce the rates you pay, just like the Swiss....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 7 November 2018

nice station and help desk available to guide you in case needed food court available and Migros / Coop

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank heshamquran
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Very convenient to the city center and easy to walk anywhere. All major sites in the city are within a couple hundred yards.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gjb-6
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The employees at the train station in Bern were the most helpful in all of Switzerland. Thank you for your help

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This station has many food options and a couple coffee shops. I regularly traveled to and from Zurich and the trains were ALWAYS on time. If you need help the SBB office is on the second floor.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank toddmcd17
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The Bern railway station is clean, well signposted and easy to use. We used it on four occasions, two local s-Bahn and two inter-city. There are plenty of shops including well priced coffee shops. We used the information service to check platforms and they were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lapun
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We were in town for football and arrived by train from Zurich. The station is big and rather spread out but efficient with helpful staff. Lots of shops and restaurants but these are not open 24 hours although there are parts of the station you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Flynn59
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This train station is the entry way into the magnificent city of Bern. It is very easy to navigate around inside the station, and easy to find your way out to the city. From here, you have the city laid out in front of you.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Nelly S
19 April 2018|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
often it would be sufficient as the trains are prompt but always as a golden rule allow extra time for contingency.
19 January 2015|
Response from UrbanWarior | Reviewed this property |
You can take the train from Bern to Barcelona. Bern to Geneva to Lyon to Barcelona so only 2 changes but it takes approximately 9 hours. Unfortunately I have no cost information. You could also get the train from Bern to... More