How to get to Kursaal Bern and the conference hotels

Network of routes to the Bern expo in Switzerland

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:
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 50 00
Tel: +41 31 339 55 00

Novotel Bern Expo
Am Guisanplatz 2-4
CH-3014 Bern
Tel: +41 31 339 09 09

Ibis Bern Expo
Am Guisanplatz 2-4
CH-3014 Bern
Tel: +41 31 335 12 00

Ibis Budget Bern Expo
Am Guisanplatz 2-4
CH-3014 Bern
Tel: +41 31 335 12 12

The rates at the Hotel Allegro are CHF184 for an Economy room and CHF206 for a Comfort room (CHF232 for a double room) including breakfast. Please use the code “abs” to receive our discount rates.

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