Bern Airport

General information

Bern is Switzerland’s federal city, as the Swiss Confederation officially doesn’t have a capital. The number of travellers traveling through Bern Airport is significantly smaller than the Swiss airports Zurich Airport, Geneva Airport and EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg.


Where is Bern Airport situated?

The airport is located near the village of Belp, southeast of Bern. You can reach Bern Airport via exit 14 of the A6 motorway.

How many terminals has Bern Airport?

The airport has one small terminal.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Bern Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Switzerland.

Airport Distance
Basel Mulhouse Freiburg Airport 76km
Zurich Airport 100km
Geneva Airport 130km
Lugano Airport 148km
Milan Malpensa Airport (Italy) 171km
Friedrichshafen Airport (Germany) 174km
Strasbourg Airport (France) 181km
Turin Airport (Italy) 191km



The distance from Bern Airport to the centre of Bern is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Bern.

From BRN Airport to Bern City centre by Car
10 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Bern Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Bern Airport you can travel by train and bus. Visit the Bern Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Bern Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Bern is about CHF 55.-. Book your taxi at Bern Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From BRN Airport to Bern City centre by Taxi
10 km
20 min
CHF 55.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Bern Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, Europcar, Hertz, Avis, Budget and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Bern Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Bern Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Bern Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Bern Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Bern Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Bern Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Helvetic Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Bern Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hine Adon Bern Airport, Belp

Newly built in 2015, Hine Adon Bern Airport is 200 metres from Belp Train Station and a 15-minute train ride from Bern’s city centre. Bern Airport can be reached in a 7-minute drive by car. Free WiFi is available.


Sternen Muri, Bern

Hotel Sternen Muri is located in the suburb of Muri, 6 km from the centre of Bern. The restaurant has a terrace and serves Swiss and international cuisine and fine wines.


Motel Belp, Belp

Motel Belp provides accommodation in Belp. This property features both free WiFi and private parking free of charge. At the motel, rooms include a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

Hotels in Bern

Looking for the best hotels in Bern? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Bären am Bundesplatz, Bern

Located in the centre of Bern, Hotel Bären am Bundesplatz is only a 2-minute walk from the Federal Palace and a 5-minute walk from the main train station. Free WiFi is available, and the fitness centre can be used free of charge.


Metropole Easy City Hotel, Bern

Metropole Easy City Hotel is situated in the heart of Bern, 5 minutes on foot from the train station and a 2-minute walk from the Bärenplatz Square, the Zytgloggeturm clock tower and the Federal Palace of Switzerland.


ibis budget Bern Expo, Bern

Directly opposite the Bern Exhibition Centre and just 200 metres from the Stade de Suisse, Ibis Budget Bern Expo offers free WiFi access. It is just 1.7 km from the centre of Bern.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Bern Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Glacier 3000 Cable Car Roundtrip Ticket

Enjoy an excursion to eternal snow at 3000 meters above sea level. Glacier 3000 offers you a pure snow experience with breathtaking views of the most beautiful alpine peaks such as Jungfrau, Matterhorn, and Mont-Blanc.


Interlaken: Tandem Paragliding Flight

Experience the thrill of paragliding in Interlaken. A fully trained pilot will turn your dreams into reality. Admire the breathtaking views and enjoy the unique feeling of gliding in the air for 10 to 20 minutes.

Tour & transport

Bern: Tour with iPod Audio Guide

Enjoy the highlights of the Swiss capital at your own pace. Your iPod Audio Guide leads you through the old city of Bern, tells you everything you need to know about the city, and leaves the tour open to your own personal preferences.


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