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Genoa to Berne by train

It takes an average of 18h 18m to travel from Genoa to Berne by train, over a distance of around 606 miles (975 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Genoa to Berne and tickets for this journey start from €104.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 14h 32m
Price€104.80 - €295
Distance606 miles (975 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
Departure stationGenoa
Arrival stationBerne
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, db_other, obb, Thello, Trenitalia

Genoa to Berne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Genoa to Berne for Tuesday 1st Dec 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:05 21:37 14h 32m, 6 changes
07:19 22:37 15h 18m, 5 changes
09:18 00:37 15h 19m, 3 changes
11:19 06:37 19h 18m, 5 changes
12:19 06:37 18h 18m, 6 changes
16:19 09:37 17h 18m, 5 changes
16:19 10:37 18h 18m, 3 changes
19:22 16:37 21h 15m, 5 changes
19:44 16:37 20h 53m, 6 changes
20:35 18:37 22h 02m, 6 changes

Trenitalia, Intercity, Thello and ÖBB trains from Genoa to Berne

You can travel from Genoa to Berne on Trenitalia, Intercity, Thello and ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

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Thello, part of the Trenitalia Group, is an international railway service that connects France and Italy. Thello trains provide direct connections between Paris and Venice via Dijon, and Marseille and Milan via Nice. Trains between Paris and Venice are night/sleeper trains with three service levels. Choose either Standard shared berth compartments (4-6 berth), a standard bed cabin (1-3 people) which includes a welcome drink, breakfast, bed furnishings and a toiletry set, or treat yourself to a premium cabin (1-2 people) which feature a private bathroom with sink, shower and WC. Trains between Marseille and Milan offer Standard Class seating, as well as First Class, which has wider reclining seats for extra comfort.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Genoa to Berne

Train tickets from Genoa to Berne start at €104.80 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 .
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price216.20

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 Genoa to Berne 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Genoa to Berne? 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 Genoa to Berne take?

The average journey time by train between Genoa and Berne is 18 hours and 18 minutes, with around 12 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 Genoa and Berne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Genoa to Berne is 14 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Genoa to Berne cost?

Train ticket prices from Genoa to Berne can start from as little as €104.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Genoa to Berne?

No, there are no direct train services from Genoa to Berne. Travelling from Genoa to Berne by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Genoa to Berne leave?

The first train from Genoa to Berne leaves at 05:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Genoa to Berne leave?

The last train from Genoa to Berne leaves at 21:19. 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 Genoa and Berne by train?

Trains travelling from Genoa to Berne cover a distance of around 606 miles (975 km) during the journey.

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 Genoa to Berne for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/12/2020. 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 02/02/2020 for travel on 15/02/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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