When to find the cheapest flights to Bern
Bern: exploring the Swiss capital
Flights to Bern: practical information
Cheap airlines to Bern
You can’t beat Bern when it comes to beauty, history and charm. Start planning your holiday in Bern with cheap flights to Bern-Belp Airport (BRN). Fly direct from London City Airport onboard SkyWork Airlines. Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa also fly from London.
When to book flights to Bern
Bern is a gorgeous city, best enjoyed in the summer months. That being said, this historic city is simply gorgeous after a light snowfall in winter. Generally though summer is the most popular time to visit. Book your flights to Bern 3 months before departure.
- Peak season: June to August, Christmas.
- Low season: Winter.
Direct flights to Bern take 1 hour 45 minutes from London.
Experience Bern: what to see, what to do
Bern is the capital of Switzerland and its remarkable old town has claimed a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It hugs the banks of the Aare River and you can’t help but be charmed by the city’s fountains and clock towers.
Essentials in Bern
Berne Historical Museum: This is the country’s second largest historical museum with some important collections on display under its roof. It also includes an Einstein Museum, which is a must.
Zentrum Paul Klee: This museum houses the most important collection of Paul Klee’s work in the world, about 40% of his life’s work. His works are displayed in rotation and is a must of art lovers.
Bear Park: For a change of pace, head over to Bear Park to take a look at the city’s bears. You can see the bears taking swims in the river or hanging around their hibernation cave. Entry is free.
Find more information on Bern.com.
Accommodation in Bern
As Bern is the capital, hotels tend to fill up on weekends during peak season and low season. While it’s possible to arrive without booking in advance, rooms will be much more expensive. If you need a hotel room in Bern at the last minute, head to the tourist office in the train station for help.