2024 IBCN Meeting
September 19 – 21
Bern, Switzerland

Travel and Venue

Airport: The closest major airport to Bern is the Zürich International Airport (ZRH).

Getting to Bern: From ZRH, take the SBB railway to Bern Station, the venue is a ~10min walk from the stain. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.sbb.ch/en.



Kursaal Bern


Kornhausstrasse 3,

3013 Bern, Switzerland

IBCN Dinner:

Casino Bern



For the convenience of our members, room blocks have been secured at the below hotels. Members are not obligated to stay at the pre-arranged hotels and there are numerous other hotels within walking distance to the venue.  The prices listed below are a range (provided by the respective hotels) to help in room selection, but final prices are subject to availability.

Conference Hotel:

Swissôtel Kursaal – $225-$350 per night

Link to Room Block: IBCN Room Block

Hotel Website: https://www.swissotel.com/hotels/bern/

email: reservation@kursaal-bern.ch

phone: +41 31 339 50 50

Alternative options [both 15 min walk to venue]:

To take advantage of the room blocks, the below hotels have asked that attendees book rooms directly by email or phone, referencing the conference “IBCN2024_Bern”. If preferred,  reservations can also be made directly from the website, without using the conference code.

Hotel Bern – $175-$225 per night


email: reservation@hotelbern.ch

phone: +41 31 329 22 22


Kreuz Bern – $150-$225 per night


email: info@kreuzbern.ch

phone: +41 31 329 95 95