How to get to Bern

Bern. The capital, geographical center, third largest municipality and center of government of our small country. But the city is not only a central point, but a real jewel. The old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and even every little detail feels like a painting. Enjoy the cosy capital city!

By plane to Bern

All Swiss airports are about 1 to 2.5 hours away from Bern. There are direct train connections to Bern from all airports every hour.

By train to Bern

Located in the heart of Switzerland, Bern can be reached quickly and easily by public transport. Take the SBB train to Bern. For train connections of the Federal Swiss Railways:

To get to the congress venue, take tram no. 9 in the direction of “Wankdorf Bahnhof” and get off at the station “Kursaal”. The tram runs every 10 minutes and takes about 5 minutes.

By car to Bern

Coming from Zurich, Basel & Geneva- Motorway exit Bern-Wankdorf - straight ahead in the direction of Zentrum where most hotels can be found.

To get to the congress venue - in the Papiermühlestrasse take the right lane - at the 3rd intersection turn right into Viktoriastrasse - at Viktoriaplatz turn left into Kornhausstrasse - the building is on the right-hand side.   (GPS: 46.9527915 °N / 7.4481958 °E)

Parking space at Congress Center Kursaal:

From the hotel's own underground car park with 240 parking spaces, the lift takes you directly to the Kursaal Bern and the Hotel Allegro.


Parking rate:

Monday to Sunday

19.00 - 24.00 h: CHF 2.40/h

24.00 - 07.00 h: CHF 2.00/h

07.00 - 19.00 h: CHF 3.60/h

Hotel guests:

CHF 26.00 per night


Public transport in- and around Bern

From your very first overnight stay in a tourist accommodation in the city of Bern, you will receive a Bern Ticket for your whole stay, which lets you travel for free on public transport by Tram or Train in zones 100/101 operated by the LIBERO Association.

It also includes the famous Gurten funicular, the funicular Marzilibahn, and the elevator to the Minster terrace. On your day of arrival, your reservation confirmation can be used as a transfer ticket from the station or the airport of Bern to your accommodation. You will receive your
Bern Ticket when you check in to your accommodation, and it is only valid if completed in full.
Show the ticket to inspectors when requested.

Further information you will receive at check-in at your hotel.

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