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Busy but organized

For six days, the 4 of us were in the train station as we traveled around Switzerland. We also used... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
heygirl2015
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Cooper Landing, Alaska
via mobile
a very big station, nice art, lots of shops

This station like most of the ones we were in while visiting Switzerland were also like shopping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
boo2U
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Bowie, Maryland
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A modern downtown building that serves as one of Switzerland's more important railroad hubs.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“trains run” (2 reviews)
“train tickets” (2 reviews)
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Bern, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For six days, the 4 of us were in the train station as we traveled around Switzerland. We also used the information services and bought food and gifts. Was like a very large shopping mall on the way to the trains. Quite clean and tidy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This station like most of the ones we were in while visiting Switzerland were also like shopping malls with even grocery stores...very modern with wonderful art as well. Easy to navigate, we never got lost. lots of places to shop and to eat.

Thank boo2U
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to be back in Zurich by 5pm. Wanted to catch the 2.02pm. As I don't speak German, I went to information counter to find out why the train was canceled. Woman there was grouchy. Told me to check information display board for further...More

Thank Bing18Oct17
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

From outside you would think it's just another big station, but inside there are so may shops! Even open on a Sunday, which is unusual for Bern, I did go back another day to go and get some of the goodies I had spied on...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

The takeaway food stores are the best bargain for food in this city. Good selection of fresh and healthful sandwiches and more. Unfortunately, there is no place to sit and eat it, really. There is a great vegetarian buffet restaurant here, too. Especially in the...More

Thank Adrian M
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Train station very well organized, with all the indications for trains and especially the shops always open even during the holidays

Thank sabrrota
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Great railway station, very large, helpful staff, trains always on time. Good way to travel from here on visits to all the other cities in Switzerland

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

transiting between Zurich and Interlaken with a change at Bern. The small city has a great station which is so well organised we only had a 6 minute wait between train journeys and the next train journey was on the next adjourning platform. Lots of...More

Thank Nick L
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

The train system in Switzerland is amazing and this train station is easy to access and navigate. Signage is good.

Thank Pauline D
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

The availability of endless choices of food to eat, shopping and place to rest is definitely a big plus point to this hauptbahnhoff. Very clean and the swiss clock goes, the trains are punctual.

Thank Mark S
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Nelly S
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
often it would be sufficient as the trains are prompt but always as a golden rule allow extra time for contingency.
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mamma1966
January 19, 2015|
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Response from UrbanWarior | Reviewed this property |
You can take the train from Bern to Barcelona. Bern to Geneva to Lyon to Barcelona so only 2 changes but it takes approximately 9 hours. Unfortunately I have no cost information. You could also get the train from Bern to... More
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