The average price of a 7-day trip to Bern is $1,702 for a solo traveler, $3,057 for a couple, and $5,731 for a family of 4. Bern hotels range from $87 to $368 per night with an average of $168, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to EuroAirport Airport (BSL) are between $645 and $1,055 per person for economy flights and $2,024 to $3,311 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $68 to $117 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Bern, CH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to BSL and stay in a Bern hotel:

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Bern is usually late January and early February.

 

Average Bern Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Bern for a week is $1,267-$2,695($181-$385 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $117 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $371 to $928 for economy

Lodging: $130 to $158 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $70 to $86 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Bern for a week is $2,662-$4,696($380-$671 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $234 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $742 to $1,856 for economy

Lodging: $130 to $158 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $70 to $86 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Bern for a week is $4,060-$8,884($580-$1,269 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $272 to $468 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,484 to $3,712 for economy

Lodging: $260 to $316 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $112 to $138 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Bern

How cheap can you make a vacation to Bern? The cheapest trip to Bern is about $101 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $72.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Bern for a week is $708-$1,877($101-$268 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $31 to $61 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $371 to $928 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $87 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Bern for a week is $1,296-$3,232($185-$462 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $62 to $122 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $742 to $1,856 for economy

Lodging: $72 to $87 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $60 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Bern for a week is $2,544-$6,464($363-$923 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $124 to $244 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,484 to $3,712 for economy

Lodging: $144 to $174 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $96 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Bern cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Bern Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Bern.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Bern for a week is $2,817-$8,789($402-$1,256 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $143 to $211 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $820 to $2,032 for first class

Lodging: $166 to $368 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Bern for a week is $4,638-$12,298($663-$1,757 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $286 to $422 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,640 to $4,064 for first class

Lodging: $166 to $368 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Bern for a week is $9,276-$21,956($1,325-$3,137 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $572 to $844 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,280 to $8,128 for first class

Lodging: $332 to $736 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $660 to $1,320 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Bern Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Bern is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Bern due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Bern Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Bern hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Bern.

 

Flight Costs to Bern

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,055 average in late June to a low of $645 in late January and early February. Median flight price is $816. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Bern our data includes 259 originating airports, and 118 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Bern from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $14,789 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Tegel (TXL) in Berlin (Germany) at an average of just $97.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Bern, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $410, so you can easily save about 64% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Bern can easily cost $460 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $31 per person. Private tours can cost $920 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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