You can reach the zoo from the main station, including the walk, in about 20 minutes. The journey time from Bern main station to the stop Bern, Tierpark is about 8 minutes. There is no need to change trains. The zoo is about 700 metres from the stop. The path via Thormannstrasse leads through a short section of forest to the Tierparkweg. Leave the Tierparkweg after about 500 metres to the right. You will come to a metal gate which must be opened by hand. After 200 metres you will reach the entrance with the ticket office. Obstacles are usually easy to recognise.