To and From the Airport

Basel/Basle - see Basle Page


Bern/Berne - Belp (BRN):

Location: 6 km/4 Miles SE of Bern.
Airport Map: Click here.
By Taxi: To Bern city centre CHF 40-60/20 mins. Tel 031 333 5555. There is a taxi office in the house opposite the terminal. Nova Taxi 0313 313 313 or free on 0800 879 879. Airport Taxi Blaser & Co 079 651 7070. Bären Taxi 0800 55 42 32. Flughafen Taxi Lazo 079 702 8977. Taxi Limousinenservice Dolder 079 214 8050. Taxi Mano 078 743 1654. Taxi Samuel Jungen 079 415 5546. Taxi Zoro 079 652 1010.


By Bus:
General: Buses stop right outside the terminal.
White Airport Bus: Route: Runs between the airport and the main train station in Berne.
Timings: Buses leave the airport shortly after flight arrivals. At present, buses leave the airport Mon-Fri at 0825, 1230, 1320, 1700 & 2105. Saturdays at 0825*, 1010, 1235, 1540 & 1700. Sundays at 1610*, 1655 & 2105. Buses leave the main station in Bern Mon-Fri at 0610*, 0730, 1045*, 1200, 1600 & 2010*. Saturdays at 0730*, 0915, 1445 & 1615. Sundays at 1000*, 1550 & 2010*. *These buses run on request only. Make sure you call before 1900 the previous day to reserve.
Cost: Adult one way CHF 15. Travel Time: Takes ~20 mins. Contact: Buses run by Airport taxi Blaser & Co Tel +41 (0)79 651 7070.
Bus #160 to Rubigen: Bus runs from nearby Rubigen train station to the airport terminal.
Airliner Bus: Bus runs from nearby Belp train station to the airport terminal for CHF 5. Buses depart 1-2 times an hour depending on the time of day.

By Train: There is a train station in nearby Belp, where trains run North to Berne and South to Thun & Interlaken. There is a larger station with better connections in Berne. Alternatively, take the S1 S-Bahn line towards Thun and get off at Rubigen. From there take bus line 160 to the airport. The entire journey takes ~38 mins.




Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS, EUROPCAR 031 381 7555 & Hertz 031 318 2160 have a shared desk in the terminal. eSixT +41 31 371 7100, has a desk of its own.

Car Parking:
Terminal: 15 mins free parking alongside the terminal building.
Car Park P2: Close to the terminal, next to the Airport Hotel.
Car Park P3: Right opposite the terminal: 15 mins CHF 1, 30 mins CHF 2, 1 hour CHF 3, each extra hour CHF 1. 1 day CHF 25, 2 days CHF 35, 3 days CHF 40, each extra day CHF 5.
Car Park P4: a 5 minute walk to the south of the terminal: 1 day CHF 11, 2 days CHF 22, each extra day CHF 3. 1 week CHF 37. 10 days CHF 46. 2 weeks CHF 58.
Car Parks P5 & P6: a 10 minute walk to the south of the terminal: 1 day CHF 10, 2 days CHF 20, each extra day CHF 2. 1 week CHF 30. 10 days CHF 40. 2 weeks CHF 50. Exact money needed. No change from machine.
Park, Fly & Drive: Next to the terminal. 1 day CHF 25, 2 days CHF 35, 3 days CHF 40, 4 days CHF 45, 5 days CHF 50. Each extra day CHF 3.
Garage Parking: 2 days CHF 55. Each extra day CHF 10. After 15 days CHF 9 per day.

Notes: There is an ATM/Cash machine on the wall outside the terminal.
Airport Hotels: Airporthotel Sternen, tel 031 819 00 11, is 2.5 km/1.5 Miles from the airport.
Airport Website: www.flughafenbern.ch.(in German)
Airport Tel No: +41 31 960 2111.
Updated Oct10 ADV. Last Visit Jul07


Geneva - see Geneva Page


Lugano - Agno (LUG):

Location: 4 km/2½ Miles W of Lugano.
Airport Map: Click here
By Taxi: To the city centre or train station ~CHF 28/€20/10-15 mins. Tel +41 91 605 2510 or 091 971 2121.
By Bus: Shuttle Bus (tel +41 (0)79 221 42 43) runs from the bus stop right outside the terminal in accordance with flight arrivals and departures between 0800 and 2000. Buses leave the airport ~10 mins after flight arrivals, once all passengers have their bags and run to the main train station in Lugano City. A short funicular train runs from the station to the city below in about 1 minute (CHF 1.10). Shuttle Bus also run a door-to-door service to homes & hotels. Reservations required.
By Train: The nearest railway station is at Agno, a 10-15 minute walk from the terminal. Trains run into the city from here 2 or 3 times per hour for CHF 4.60. More conveniently, the shuttle bus above runs to the main train station in Lugano, where services run to Milan, Zurich, Basle & many more.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS +41 91 605 5459, EUROPCAR 605 1211 or 604 6338, eSixT +41 91 600 1200 & Hertz 605 5893.

Notes: Euros are genrally acceptable in Lugano.
Airport Tel No: +41 91 610 1111.
Updated Jan10 ADV. Last Visit Jun05


Samedan - Engadin (SMV):

Location: ½ km/¼ Mile ESE of Samedan & 5 km/3 Miles NNE of St Moritz.
By Bus: The Engadin Bus passes by the airport and runs all over the valley including: Samedan, St Moritz, Celerina, Bernina & Pontresina.
Rental Cars: AVIS & EUROPCAR 081 837 3634.
Airport Website: www.engadin-airport.ch
Airport Tel No: +41 81 851 08 51.
Updated Jan05 www.


Sion (SIR):

Location: 2½ km/1½ Miles WSW of Sion.
Airport Map: Click here
By Bus: Bus #1 runs to the bus station in Sion near the Railway station for CHF 3.40.
By Train: There is a railway station in nearby Sion town.
Rental Cars: Reportedly available.
Airport Website: www.sionairport.ch. (in French)
Airport Tel No: 027 322 2480.
Updated Aug06 www


St Gallen - Altenrhein (ACH):

Location: 2 km/1 Mile ENE of Staad, 6 km/4 Miles E of Rorschach & 15 km/9 Miles ENE of St.Gallen.
Airport Map: Click here
By Taxi: To Rorschach CHF 15/5-10 mins, St Gallen CHF 65/15 mins, Bregenz CHF 65, Vaduz (Liechenstein) CHF 130 & Feldkirch CHF 100.
By Bus: AUA Airlines provide a free transfer bus for their passengers. The buses run in connection with their flights, and run to Lustenau, Dornbirn & Bregenz in Austria. Buses leave Lustenau 50 mins before flight departures, Dornbirn 70 mins & Bregenz 80 mins. A public bus also stops outside the airport, but no details yet.
By Train: The nearest stations are at Rorschach & Rheineck only 5-10 mins away by taxi.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS +41 71 855 3636, Hertz 278 8474, eSixT 855 0930 & ARAC +43 1 866 1633.

Airport Website: www.peoples.ch
Updated Oct10 ADV


Zurich - see Zurich Page




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