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Bern to Olten by train

It takes an average of 34m to travel from Bern to Olten by train, over a distance of around 35 miles (57 km). There are normally 95 trains per day travelling from Bern to Olten and tickets for this journey start from $9.35 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 25m
Price$9.35 - $31.17
Distance35 miles (57 km)
Frequency95 trains per day
Departure stationBern
Arrival stationOlten
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Bern to Olten train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bern to Olten for Tuesday Sep 22nd 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:04 13:30 26m, direct
13:06 13:54 48m, direct
13:34 14:00 26m, direct
13:36 14:03 27m, direct
13:38 14:24 46m, direct
14:04 14:30 26m, direct
14:06 14:54 48m, direct
14:34 15:00 26m, direct
14:36 15:03 27m, direct
14:38 15:24 46m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Bern to Olten

Train tickets from Bern to Olten start at $9.35 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $30.54.
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from$9.35
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avg. single price$30.54

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bern to Olten by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bern to Olten

Want to know more about your journey from Bern to Olten? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bern to Olten take?

The average journey time by train between Bern and Olten is 34 minutes, with around 95 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bern and Olten by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bern to Olten is 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Bern to Olten cost?

Train tickets from Bern to Olten can start from as little as $9.35 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bern to Olten?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bern to Olten without having to change trains. There are 95 direct trains from Bern to Olten. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bern to Olten leave?

The first train from Bern to Olten leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bern to Olten leave?

The last train from Bern to Olten leaves at 23:36. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bern and Olten by train?

Trains travelling from Bern to Olten cover a distance of around 35 miles (57 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Olten to Bern.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bern to Olten for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/22/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/02/2019 for travel on 05/02/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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