Bern airport (BRN)

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Bern-Belp Airport, opened on June 8, 1929, is one of the busiest in Switzerland. It operates with several international destinations within Europe.

Official Website: flughafenbern.ch
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open Mondays through Fridays between 7:00 am and 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am until sunset and Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Airlines: Helvetic Airways, SkyWork Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 180,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel:
+41 319 602 111. Flight information: Tel +41 319 602 127. Information desk next to the check-in area.

Location

The airport is located in the city of Belp, 10 km (6 miles) southeast from Bern.

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Offices inside the terminal include:

Avis/Budget (Tel +41 313 781 515 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 12:15 pm and from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +41 313 817 555 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm, Saturdays from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +41 313 182 160 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +41 313 717 100 - Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)

 

Car rental search

Some 100 meters away from the terminal is located the Airport Hotel Bern-Belp (Tel +41 319 616 181). Some alternatives nearby are: QCM Campus (Tel +41 319 604 060), Linde Belp (Tel +41 315 301 144), Motel Belp (Tel +41 797 897 554), Hine Adon Hotel Aparthotel (Tel +41 315 300 707), Gasthof Maygut (Tel +41 319 613 981), Gsundsport Bed & Breakfast (Tel +41 319 516 677), Sternen Muri (Tel +41 319 507 111), Senevita Residenz Multengut (Tel +41 319 500 000), Bed & Breakfast Villa Alma (Tel +41 313 521 919).

 

Booking accommodation

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The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Airport Hotel, situated nearby, provides meeting facilities. The Skylounge is located in the main Departures Hall, on the first floor, and is available from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm only for Schengen flights; it provides drinks, snacks, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi, air conditioning (accessible with Priority Pass membership, through online booking or by paying at the door).

Food and Drinks- Inside the terminal you can find a restaurant and a coffee shop.
Shopping- Options include duty-free stores, souvenirs, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be directed to Tel +41 319 602 131.
Other Services- Travel agencies.

 

Bus - Route 160 from Bernmobil (Tel +41 313 218 844) goes to Belp, Rubigen, Münsingen and Konolfingen from 5:48 am to 11:18 pm. Tickets can be acquired on the bus, at vending machines located at the stops or at the ticket desk inside the terminal.
In addition, Idriveforyou.ch (Tel +41 794 424 700) offers transfers during the winter season to the ski stations in Spiez, Interlaken, Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen, departing on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 4:15 pm.

Train - The closest station is located in Belp, where you can board services to Bern, Biel, Burgdorf, Fribourg and Thun.

Taxi - Cabs available outside the Arrivals Hall. The trip to downtown Bern takes about 20 minutes.

 

Several short- and long-term options are available, and open 24 hours a day. Fees

P1, P2, P21, P31 - Uncovered lots situated around the terminal.
P5 - Low cost car park located 10 minutes away.

 

There are reserved parking spaces in car park P31. If you should require special assistance or wheelchairs, get in touch with your airline or travel agency and inform about your needs at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours before your departure. More information: Tel +41 319 602 131.