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Hire a campervan in Bern

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better, as famously said by Albert Einstein during his time in the captivating city of Bern. Embark on a journey of self-discovery when you hire a campervan in Bern and explore the picturesque Swiss countryside. Switzerland, celebrated for its unmatched hiking experiences, invites you to discover its beauty. Climb the Gurten, Bern’s local mountain, for a breathtaking cityscape view, or soak up the tranquillity of Schwarzsee lake nestled in the Fribourg Pre-Alps, providing an ideal setting for a refreshing swim and a leisurely picnic. Explore Emmental and Gruyères to witness the craftsmanship behind Switzerland’s globally renowned cheeses. Hire a campervan in Bern and immerse yourself in the splendour of the Swiss mountains!

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Bern

Bern

Address

Sägestrasse 24
3054 Schüpfen
Switzerland

Getting to the station

From Bern Central Station: Take the S3 towards Biel/Bienne and get off at the Schüpfen station. From here it’s only a 10 minute walk to our location.

From Zurich Airport: Take the IC1 to Geneva airport. In Bern Central Station you will need to transfer to the S3 towards Biel/Bienne and get off at the Schüpfen station. From here it’s only a 10 minute walk to our location.

Parking information

You’ll find parking available right in front of our office for picking up the camper. Please note that overnight parking is not permitted.

Open route planner

roadsurfer campers in Bern

  • 5
  • 4+1

Beach Hostel VW T6.1 California Beach campervan

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Big bed (whole vehicle width)
  • Extendable kitchen unit
  • Manual pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 4
  • 4

Surfer Suite VW T6.1 California Ocean campervan

  • 150 hp diesel
  • Integrated kitchenette
  • Outdoor shower (cold)
  • Automatic pop-up roof
  • Park-assist and rear camera
  • Cruise and distance control ACC, GPS
  • 4
  • 2+2

Family Finca Motorhome with a fixed high roof (600)

  • 177 hp diesel
  • spacious kitchen area
  • Indoor shower/wet room (warm)
  • WC
  • Fixed high roof
  • Parking assistance, rear camera, Tempomat, etc.

Your roadsurfer perks



Unlimited mileage


Free 2nd driver included


Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure


Roadside assistance


Free camping equipment and kitchen utensils included


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Motorhome hire in Bern

Whoever came up with the saying “The journey is the reward” likely wandered the scenic trails of Switzerland. Just a brief drive from Bern, the Gantrisch Nature Park unfolds, followed by the Jura Mountains—an hour away—with a plenty of hiking and cycling routes set against a picturesque backdrop. Lakes Thun and Brienz, along with the awe-inspiring Trümmelbach Falls, offer abundant opportunities for swimming and other water spots. Bern itself boasts a captivating old town—one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval gems. Venture into the heart of the city to witness bears in the renowned bear pit. Prepare for your campervan hire in Bern with our travel tips:


Campervans: Equipped and ready for adventure

When you hire a campervan in Bern you can be on the road right away, trusting that your roadsurfer home on wheels is fully stocked. Your campervan comes with an awning, camping table and two chairs to enjoy the space outside of your vehicle. The kitchen box allows you to save money on eating out: you’ve got all the pots, pans, and utensils to cook up your own meals. There’s even a corkscrew and bottle opener, and a coffee pot, plus mugs for your morning coffee or tea, although you’ll want to bring dish towels, sponges, and eco-friendly dish soap. When you rent a small motorhome from Bern you will need to bring your own bedding, or you can hire what you need from the station. Full details of what’s included and our suggestions on what to bring along to your Bern campervan holiday can be found in the equipment list.

Best time to hire a campervan in Bern

The best time to hire a campervan in Bern is during spring and summer when the landscape flourishes with blooming flowers. It is also the best season to swim in Switzerland’s clear mountain lakes and try out outdoor activities. Just be aware that the weather can still be unpredictable in March. After that, however, it gets steadily warmer and sunnier. Campsites can be fully booked in high summer, so it’s advisable to book early.

A road trip from Bern is also worthwhile in autumn. The landscape is bathed in beautiful autumn colours, there are fewer tourists, and pleasant temperatures ensure that even the toughest hiking route is now bearable. The weather can be unpredictable, and it may already be getting chilly, so you should pack a few extra layers of clothing.

If you’re a fan of winter activities such as skiing or snowboarding, winter is also a good time for you to travel to Bern. Switzerland is known for its great winter sports opportunities. In colder weather, many campsites might be closed, but there are options to switch to other campsites such as private pitches and camping sites from roadsurfer spots.

Water tank services near Bern

You’ll want to fill up the fresh water tank of your campervan rental at the beginning of your trip, and empty your grey water at the end. The best place to do this is at your campsite if they offer these services.

If you are looking for dedicated areas to do this, you can find public disposal stations here or camper disposal stations in Switzerland here .

Petrol stations near our Bern location

Please make sure to return your campervan rental with a full tank of diesel and to refill the AdBlue. The nearest petrol and AdBlue station to our Bern location is:

Agrola Gas Station, Bernstrasse 2, 3054 Schüpfen

Please note: The AdBlue service station information provided is for guidance only and is provided without warranty of any kind; customers are advised to check the information for accuracy on their own responsibility, as roadsurfer assumes no liability for the accuracy or timeliness of the information.

Parking in Bern

If you rent a motorhome in Bern and want to explore the city before setting off on your road trip adventure, you can park here:

  • Expo-Ausserholligen parking lot: This parking lot is located just outside the city center but offers good public transit connections to get to the center quickly. It’s also suitable for motorhomes.
  • Casino parking garage: This parking garage is located in the city center of Bern. It also offers parking spaces for larger vehicles. However, we recommend checking beforehand whether the entrance height is sufficient for your motorhome.
  • Park & Ride: There are several Park & Ride facilities in Bern that are well-suited for motorhomes. They often offer parking spaces for larger vehicles and are well-connected to public transit.
  • Camping Bern Eymatt: If you prefer a campground with good facilities to leave your camper, the Bern Eymatt campground is a good option. It’s located just outside the city center but offers good public transit connections.
  • Güterbahnhof-Parkplatz: Camper vans can also park here, but the number of spaces is limited, and it’s advisable to arrive early to secure a parking space.

Camping near Bern

Find unique campsites and pitches with friendly hosts with roadsurfer spots. If you’re looking for an extraordinary camping experience and would like to get away from the crowds, these private campsites are just the thing for you.


woman starting the hiking route from a turquoise campervan in the mountains of Austria

Camping in the mountains

Family are sitting in a motorhome and parked next to a blue lake

Camping by the lake

campervan in a forest, drone photo

Camping in the forest

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