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Bern Airport car hire – best rates in car rental Bern, Switzerland

Find the best car hire deals at Bern Airport with Cartrawler Switzerland

Bern Airport – BRN is located approx. 6 mile south-east of Bern (or Berne) city centre, near the town of Belp, hence the official name Bern-Belp Airport.

The majority of operations handled by Bern Airport are charter flights to popular holiday destinations in Spain, Italy and Croatia. Bern is also connected to several European cities, amongst them Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Vienna and London by regular services provided by Sky Work Airlines.

Minibus hire Hamburg Airport

Minibus for 9 people available to rent in Bern Airport

Bern Airport Rent A Car providers
Several major car rental companies, amongst them Budget, Avis Rent A Car and Europcar Switzerland operate directly at Bern Airport, while others, for example Dollar, provide shuttle transportation to their rental facilities outside the airport.

Cheapest car hire deals at Bern Airport – compare prices online
Internet search engine of car hire, Cartrawler facilitates price comparison and booking from major car rental providers at Bern-Belp Airport. Please note that prices displayed by Cartrawler are frequently substantially lower then rates available directly at the supplier.

The cheapest Bern Airport hire cars are often found on Cartrawler with prices starting from approx. £160 for a week car hire of a VW Polo, Ford Fiesta or a similar car in economy class.

VW Polo - cheap car hire Bern Airport

VW Polo - cheap car rental Bern Airport.

If you are looking for the best rates in Bern car hire, it is usually a good idea to shop a little before booking, as you may be lucky to find discounted offers with no, or only a small difference in price to the superior rental class. For example, compact class cars, such as VW Golf, Opel Astra, Mercedes B-Max or similar can frequently be rented in Bern at practically the same rate as the inferior economy class.

Luxury car hire Bern Airport
If price is not a concern, Bern Airport offers quite a selection of luxury/premium hire cars, such as Mercedes E or S Class, Audi A8, or similar. Within the exotic class, you may often find a Porsche Cayenne with car model guarantee to rent from Bern Airport. Please note that car hire of the most expensive vehicles in Switzerland almost always carry mileage restrictions.

Luxury car hire Switzerland - Porsche Cayenne in Bern Airport car rental fleet

Porsche Cayenne - car rental in the luxury class in Switzerland.

Car hire for ski holiday from Bern Airport
In the higher part of the Bern canton, known as Bernese Oberland or Bern Highlands, adepts of winter sports will find many ski locations

Those based in Berne can choose from a number of small ski resorts, family friendly and appropriate for beginners. Located within a manageable distance (30 to 60 minutes by car) and perfect for a ski day trip from Bern are:

  • Bumbach small ski resort located around 60 km / 37 miles km southeast from Bern
  • Kaiseregg Bahnen, 50 km /31 miles south-west of Bern
  • Schnee-Selital approx 40 km / 25 miles south of Bern
  • Adelboden, around 67 km / 42 km south of Bern

If Bern Airport is your entry gate to the Swiss Alps and you are planning to hire a car to carry your ski gear, a variety of large estate cars, or minivans are available to rent in Bern-Belp Airport. In case of people carriers, with capacity for 7 to 9 people, however, bookings in advance are recommended to ensure competitive prices and availability.

Please note that ski racks and snow chains can be requested during the booking on Cartrawler.


Bern Airport car hire – best rates in car rental Bern, Switzerland
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Published: Tuesday, August 19 2014
Latest revision: Tuesday, November 24 2015

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