How to get to Kursaal Bern and the conference hotels

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The conference venue is located at the Kursaal, at Kornhausstr. 3 in Bern, in walking distance from the old town of Bern. Below you will find information on how to get there.

Arrival by public transport:
From Bern central railway station take the tram No. 9 towards “Wankdorf Bahnhof “; the tram leaves every ten minutes and will take just 5 minutes to arrive at the Kursaal.

Arrival by plane:
The Airport of Bern has several daily flights to and from London Southend, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich. Buses from Bern airport to the city of Bern run every 15 minutes.

Larger international airports close to Bern are Zurich, Basel, Geneva, Frankfurt and Milan:

  • Zurich Airport to Bern Central Station (Bahnhof): 75 minutes (direct trains)
  • Basel Airport to Bern Central Station (Bahnhof): 80 minutes
  • Geneva Airport to Bern Central Station (Bahnhof): 2:00h (direct trains)
  • Frankfurt Airport to Bern Central Station (Bahnhof): 4:00h
  • Milano Malpensa to Bern Central Station (Bahnhof): 4:40h

Arrival by car: Take the motorway exit “Bern-Wankdorf” and continue towards "Zentrum"; from Papiermühlestrasse turn right into Viktoriastrasse; at Viktoriaplatz turn left into Kornhausstrasse. The Kursaal is located 100 metres further on the right (under the bridge).

Address for your GPS:
GPS : 46.9527915 °N / 7.4481958 ° E
Street address: Kornhausstrasse 3

The underground parking offers direct lift access to the Kursaal Bern and Hotel Allegro.

Useful links to plan your journey:

Hotel Accommodation:

We recommend the following hotels for your stay in Bern:

Hotel Allegro
(the hotel is located in the building of the Kursaal Conference Center)
Kornhausstrasse 3
CH-3000 Bern
Tel: +41 31 339 55 00
email: info@kursaal-bern.ch
www.kursaal-bern.ch/hotel

Novotel Bern Expo
Am Guisanplatz 2-4
CH-3014 Bern
Tel: +41 31 339 09 09
email: h5009@accor.com
http://www.novotel.com

Ibis Bern Expo
Am Guisanplatz 2-4
CH-3014 Bern
Tel: +41 31 335 12 00
email: h5007@accor.com
www.ibis.com

Ibis Budget Bern Expo
Am Guisanplatz 2-4
CH-3014 Bern
Tel: +41 31 335 12 12
email: h5049@accor.com
www.ibis.com

Following are the rates for double rooms (identical rates for single or double occupancy):

Hotel Allegro****: 239,30 CHF
Ibis**: 123 CHF

In both Hotels the accompanying person stays for free; WIFI is included; breakfast is included in the Hotel Allegro, but not in the Ibis Hotel.

You will find alternative accommodation in Bern at the following lists:
List of Hotels in Bern
Bed & Breakfast in Bern