Getting to the Dählholzli Zoo


Tierpark Bern
Tierparkweg 1
3005 Bern


+41 31 357 15 15

Getting here by public transport

Bus line 19 from the main station (near the Bern linen weavers) to the ‘Tierpark’ stop, then turn right into Thormannstrasse. At the edge of the woods, after the three owls, you will find the first orientation map.

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The zoo can be reached via various cycling and walking paths.

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A6-exit ‘Bern-Ostring’: Follow the signpost ‘ZOO’.

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You can walk to the zoo along the Aare from Bern main station in about 30 minutes. Take the “Marzili Bähnli” via the “Kleine Schanze” or walk down to the Aare. 15 minutes later you pass the Schönausteg and then you see our children’s zoo.

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Parking spaces

There are only a limited number of parking spaces available around the zoo.

Parking permits for the blue zone are available from the Bernmobil ticket machines. There is a central parking meter for the normal parking spaces.

Here you can order parking tickets online

Verein zooschweiz
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria
Verband der Zoologischen Gärten
World Association of Zoos and Aquariums