Dampfzentrale is located in the middle of Bern, down by the Aare, right next to the Marzilibad. The best way to reach us is on foot or by bike. You can contact us Mo-Thu 09:00 a.m. until  05:00 p.m. info@dampfzentrale.ch or +41 31 310 05 40

On these pages you can find more information about buying tickets or about the Restaurant Dampfzentrale.

On foot from main station

It takes roughly 15 minutes to walk from the station to Dampfzentrale Bern. Exit the station in the direction of Loeb department store and walk through Christoffelgasse to the Kleine Schanze park. Now either take the Marzili funicular cable car or walk down to the River Aare. Continue along Marzilistrasse and past the open-air pool; after about 400m turn left at the roundabout towards Dampfzentrale Bern.

Public transport

Bernmobil route 30

Bern station – Dampfzentrale – Bern station

Sun-Thu: 8.45pm – 12.25am every 20 minutes. Last bus from Dampfzentrale Bern (corner of Marzilistrasse/Sulgeneckstrasse): 12.25am
Fri-Sat: 8.35pm – 1.05am every 20 minutes & 1.20am. Last bus from Dampfzentrale Bern (corner of Marzilistrasse/Sulgeneckstrasse): 1.20am

Moonliner shuttle bus

Fri/Sat, Sat/Sun: 2.11am, 3.26am
Dampfzentrale Bern (corner of Marzilistrasse/Sulgeneckstrasse).
Connection to Moonliner routes M1 to M20 at the station.

Public transport & a short walk

Bernmobil route 9 / 19 to Sulgenau

On foot: Turn left into Eigerstrasse towards the Marzili bridge. At the start of the Marzili bridge, take the lift (Aldi / Bowling Center) to the ground floor. Keep left up to the roundabout before turning right at the roundabout towards Dampfzentrale Bern.

By bike

Ride from Bern station in the direction of Loeb department store through Christoffelgasse and turn right into Bundesgasse in front of the Kleine Schanze park. Get in the left-hand lane and turn left into Monbijoustrasse after the Mobiliar building at Hirschengraben. After the pedestrian lights, get in the left-hand lane and turn left into Schwarztorstrasse after the Monbijou bus stop. Continue before turning right into Sulgeneckstrasse and going straight ahead at the roundabout towards Dampfzentrale Bern.

By PubliBike

Visitors to Dampfzentrale Bern enjoy a 20% discount when using a PubliBike! Simply enter the promotional code «Dampfquick» for a ride to and from Dampfzentrale Bern with B-Quick, and off you go (see “By bike” for directions). Further information can be found here.

By car

From Bern-Ostring motorway exit,

drive straight ahead towards the centre of Bern. Turn off at Thunplatz (follow the signposts for museums) and continue along Jungfraustrasse and Marienstrasse before turning right (follow the signposts for Marzili) into Schwellenmattstrasse. Cross the River Aare and take the fourth exit at the roundabout and continue along Marzilistrasse until you reach the Sulgeneck-Marzilistrasse roundabout. Take the third exit towards Dampfzentrale Bern.

From Bern-Forsthaus motorway exit,

drive straight ahead towards the centre of Bern. At the end of Murtenstrasse, just after the university hospital, turn right into Zieglerstrasse, cross Effingerstrasse and soon afterwards turn into Schwarztorstrasse. Drive straight ahead along Sulgeneckstrasse. Go straight ahead at the roundabout towards Dampfzentrale Bern.

Parking spaces available