SwitzerlandMurren, Switzerland

Murren Location

Getting There

The Jungfrau Region lies nestled in unspoilt and unique Alpine scenery.

Mürren, the pedestrian resort in the Bernese Oberland, is part of the Jungfrau Region and lies at 1650 metres above sea level making it the highest permanently inhabited settlement in the Canton of Berne. It is situated above Lauterbrunnen's famous glaciated valley. The Alpine village has a population of 350 and was originally a "Walser" settlement. Politivally it belongs to the municipality of Lauterbrunnen.

By Plane

There are international airports in Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Berne.

Zurich and Geneva have their own airport railway station with direct connections to Interlaken Ost. Grindelwald can be reached within 35 minutes by Bernese Oberland rack-railway from Interlaken.

Zürich Kloten / All major airlines
Rail: time 3 hrs. 15 min.
Road: distance 196 km  / journey time 2 hrs. 45 min.

Genf Cointrin / All major airlines
Rail: time 3 hrs. 53 min.
Road: distance 207 km  / journey time 3 hrs.

Bern-Belp / regional airlines
Road: distance 96 km  / journey time 1 hrs. 05 min.

Basel Mulhouse EuroAirport / European airlines
Rail: time 3 hrs. 20 min.
Road: distance 173 km / journey time 2 hrs. 30 min.

By Car

Murren is a pedestrian village. Access by car is only possible as far as Lauterbrunnen.

Motorways lead from Basel, Geneva, or Zurich via Berne to Interlaken (Wilderswil exit). From here a well-built road leads to Lauterbrunnen.

Access to Lauterbrunnen/Stechelberg

From Zurich: 129 km via Brünig; 197 km via Bern

From Geneva: 225 km

From Basel: 170 km

From Berne: 65 km

The BLM (Lauterbrunnen-Mürren Railway) operates between Lauterbrunnen and Mürren, and the Schilthorn cable car connects Stechelberg with Mürren.

In Switzerland motorways are subject to a toll of CHF 40.- a year: "Vignettes" can be purchased at the border, at filling stations and post offices.

Other Transport

International Intercity trains bring you comfortably as far as Interlaken.

From Interlaken the train to Lauterbrunnen takes 20 minutes. Mürren is accessible from Lauterbrunnen by BLM (Lauterbrunnen-Mürren railway) in 20 minutes or via Stechelberg by bus and Schilthorn cable car in 30 minutes.

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