The average price of a 7-day trip to Bernese Oberland is $1,731 for a solo traveler, $3,109 for a couple, and $5,828 for a family of 4. Bernese Oberland hotels range from $85 to $389 per night with an average of $151, while most vacation rentals will cost $160 to $420 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Zurich Airport (ZRH) are between $679 and $973 per person for economy flights and $2,131 to $3,053 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $74 to $112 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 Bernese Oberland, CH

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to ZRH and stay in a Bernese Oberland hotel:

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Bernese Oberland is usually early November.

 

Average Bernese Oberland Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Bernese Oberland for a week is $1,327-$2,735($190-$391 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $74 to $112 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $383 to $817 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $189 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $71 to $87 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Bernese Oberland for a week is $2,820-$4,648($403-$664 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $148 to $224 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $766 to $1,634 for economy

Lodging: $124 to $189 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $71 to $87 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Bernese Oberland for a week is $4,198-$8,672($600-$1,239 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $296 to $448 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,532 to $3,268 for economy

Lodging: $248 to $378 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $99 to $122 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Bernese Oberland

How cheap can you make a vacation to Bernese Oberland? The cheapest trip to Bernese Oberland is about $104 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 $70.

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 Bernese Oberland for a week is $727-$1,782($104-$255 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $32 to $65 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $383 to $817 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $85 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 Bernese Oberland for a week is $1,334-$3,054($191-$436 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $64 to $130 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $766 to $1,634 for economy

Lodging: $70 to $85 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 Bernese Oberland for a week is $2,596-$6,108($371-$873 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $128 to $260 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,532 to $3,268 for economy

Lodging: $140 to $170 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $28 to $96 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Bernese Oberland cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Bernese Oberland Trip

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

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Bernese Oberland for a week is $3,704-$8,068($529-$1,153 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $163 to $235 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,099 to $1,887 for first class

Lodging: $244 to $389 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Bernese Oberland for a week is $5,944-$11,600($849-$1,657 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $326 to $470 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,198 to $3,774 for first class

Lodging: $244 to $389 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $420 to $756 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Bernese Oberland for a week is $11,888-$21,388($1,698-$3,055 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $652 to $940 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,396 to $7,548 for first class

Lodging: $488 to $778 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $672 to $1,210 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Bernese Oberland Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Bernese Oberland is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Bernese Oberland 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.

Bernese Oberland 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 Bernese Oberland 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 Bernese Oberland.

 

Flight Costs to Bernese Oberland

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $973 average in early August to a low of $679 in early November. Median flight price is $782. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Bernese Oberland our data includes 426 originating airports, and 197 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Bernese Oberland from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $12,735 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Koeln Bonn (CGN) in Cologne (Germany) at an average of just $86.

 

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 Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Bernese Oberland, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $295, so you can easily save about 43% 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 Bernese Oberland can easily cost $490 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $32 per person. Private tours can cost $970 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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