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On foot or by bike

Pedestrians and cyclists in Berne contribute a lot to a city that is environmentally friendly. The city of Berne encourages walking, cycling and the use of public transport within its borders and its surrounding areas. Below you will find what the city of Berne offers its pedestrians and cyclists.

Bike stations and bike parking

Six bike stations with approximately 2,000 safe stands are located in the city centre.


  • Milchgässli bike station
  • PostParc bike station
  • Bollwerk bike station
  • Schanzenbrücke bike station
  • Waisenhausplatz bike station
  • Hochschulzentrum vonRoll bike station

For information on charging fees and additional services offered by the stations, please follow the link below: (German) (German)

Bike rental

Free rental of bikes (including bikes suitable for children and electric bikes), scooters and skateboards are available at the following bike stations:

  • Milchgässli bike station (all year round)
  • PostParc bike station (all year round)
  • Hochschulzentrum vonRoll bike station (all year round)
  • Hirschengraben (from May to October)
  • Zeughausgasse (from May to October) (German) 

Directions for cyclists

You can organize your own route in the city thanks to Pro Velo Bern’s specially designed map:

Bern map for families

Discover Berne on foot. On this map you will find various playgrounds, parks, the Tierpark-Dählhölzli, the Bärenpark and lots of other attractive places suitable for families. The map can be downloaded online or ordered for free from the centre for pedestrians and cyclists (Fachstelle Fuss- und Veloverkehr).
Familienstadtplan (German)

Fachstelle Fuss- und Veloverkehr (German) 
Zieglerstrasse 62
3001 Bern
+ 41 31 321 70 10 

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