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Car Rental Bern

EasyTerra Car Rental Bern is an independent car rental comparison site. Our system compares prices from well-known car rental companies so as a customer you can always reserve your rental car through us at a competitive rate.

Car rental companies in Bern

Below are the car rental companies in Bern with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.

  • Europcar

    8.3 (6864)
  • Unirent Car Rental

    8.1 (269)
  • Dollar Rent a Car

    8.1 (3667)
  • Budget

    8 (8602)
  • Avis

    7.8 (5015)
  • Hertz

    7.8 (5829)
  • Alamo

    7.8 (7579)
  • Thrifty

    7.7 (4552)
  • Your Rent

    7.7 (49)
  • Sixt

    7.1 (2655)

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Car rental companies in and around Bern

If you are looking for a rental car in Switzerland, but in a city other than Bern, please click through to the Car rental Switzerland page, where you can choose in which city in Switzerland you want to rent a car.

Car rental locations in Bern

EasyTerra Car Rental Bern compares prices of car rental companies at the following locations:

22 Laupen Str.
41 Wabern Strasse
Wankdorffeldstr. 60

Location information for Bern

Introduction

The Swiss capital Bern is by far not the largest city in the country. It's got a pretty historical center which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. The medieval scene is dominated by long arched galleries and colorfully decorated fountains.

Population

Bern has over 130,000 inhabitants, but the capital's entire metropolitan area including suburbs has over half a million inhabitants.

Location

Bern is located on the so-called Swiss Plateau in the northwestern part of Switzerland. The old city center was built on a peninsula, surrounded by the Aare River. The mountains nearby the city aren't very high: the Gurten (958 m) and the Bantiger (947 m).

Economy

The city is the seat of the Swiss government and so employment is mainly generated by the civil service and companies in the service industry. Tourism also forms an important pillar of local economy. People not only visit the historical city, but also the picturesque villages in the Bernese Oberland. 

Airports

The airport, Flughafen Bern-Belp, is situated just southeast of the city along the western bank of the Aare. From Bern's center the airport can be reached by rental car via the Sandrainstrasse and then the Seftigenstrasse. It can also be reached via freeway A6 which runs along the eastern bank of the Aare. The exit to Bern-Belp Airport is clearly signposted on both roads.

Public Transport

Bern has excellent public transport, exploited by the city bus company Bernmobil. There are several bus lines and also three streetcar and five trolley bus lines. The S-Bahn maintains connections with the suburbs and surrounding places like Biel, Thun, Fribourg and Solothurn.

Traffic and Parking

It's not difficult to find your way around Bern by rental car, but parking in the city center is terrifyingly expensive, both in the street and in parking garages. A cheaper alternative forms the P + R garage Neufeld on the north side of the city, along freeway A1. From here you can travel to the city center by public transport.

Hotels

Bern has a good choice of hotels, but hotel rooms in the Swiss capital aren't cheap, except for the backpacker hostel Glocke. Midrange and luxurious hotels can be found along the Zeughausgasse.

External Sources

For more information about Bern, we recommend Google and the following sources:

Practical information

  • Currency
    Swiss franc
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Language
    German, French, Italian
  • Popular car category
    intermediate

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by EasyTerra Car Rental at this location?
  • Europcar
  • Unirent Car Rental
  • Dollar Rent a Car
  • Budget
  • Avis
  • Hertz
  • Alamo
  • Thrifty
  • Your Rent
  • Sixt
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