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Trains and public transport

Murten is on the north-south route between Bern and Lausanne. The medieval town is located in the Swiss plateau, on a slight hill (450m above sea level) on the banks of Lake Murten.

Murten has good public transport connections: There are regular connections with the Bern S-Bahn, as well as the Freiburg-Neuchâtel and Lyss-Payerne-Lausanne lines. Thanks to the attractive boat connections, Murten can also be easily reached by water.

The Swiss Federal Railways serve most of the major transport axes in Switzerland. You can find almost all public transport timetables in Switzerland on their homepage.

The main activities of BLS AG include regional passenger transport with trains and buses, shipping in the Bernese Oberland and rail-bound freight transport.

The Friborg Transport Authority is the most important transport provider in the canton of Friborg. The TPF operate public transport in the city of Friborg, most of the bus connections in the canton and several train lines.

Take the 547 bus from Murten to Gurmels and back again. Or go to Gümmenen with line 548.

Swiss Travel System
For people with permanent residence outside Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Swiss Travel System offers inexpensive package deals for combined travel by train, postbus and ship.