in Biel/Bienne District of Canton of Bern, Switzerland
- Grenchen Airport (9 mi)
- Bern Belp Airport (19 mi)
- Neuchatel Airport (22 mi)
- Montbéliard-Courcelles Airport (32 mi)
- EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (34 mi)
- Fontaine Airport (37 mi)
- Sion Airport (64 mi)
- Zürich Airport (65 mi)
- Colmar-Houssen Airport (67 mi)
- Geneva Cointrin International Airport (82 mi)
- Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport (120 mi)
- Malpensa International Airport (126 mi)
- Torino / Caselle International Airport (135 mi)
- Old City of Berne (Unesco heritage, 16 mi)
- La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning (Unesco heritage, 20 mi)
- Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps (Unesco heritage, 46 mi)
- Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch (Unesco heritage, 58 mi)
- From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt (Unesco heritage, 66 mi)
- Strasbourg – Grande île (Unesco heritage, 102 mi)
- Monte San Giorgio (Unesco heritage, 117 mi)
- Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy (Unesco heritage, 118 mi)
- Zoo Jurassien Siky-Ranch (zoo, (14 mi)
- Bärenpark Bern (zoo, (16 mi)
- Tierpark Dählhölzli Bern (zoo, (17 mi)
- Zoo Rothaus (zoo, (13 mi)
- Erlebniswelt Seeteufel (zoo, (4 mi)
- Papiliorama Kerzers (zoo, (10 mi)
- Johns kleine Farm (zoo, (8 mi)
- Voliere Solothurn (zoo, (15 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 47.137 and 7.246 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 47° 8' 13" and E 7° 14' 45"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Franc - CHF
- Spoken languages:
- German, French, Italian, Romansh
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:08 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Europe/Zurich
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:12 am and 9:02 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Biel/Bienne in Biel/Bienne District (Canton of Bern) with it's 48,614 citizens is a town in Switzerland about 16 mi (or 26 km) north-west of Bern, the country's capital city.
Current time in Biel/Bienne is now 05:08 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 13 airports near Biel/Bienne, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Grenchen Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Switzerland is Old City of Berne in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), South-East. We discovered 8 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Delemont, Bern, Solothurn, Ostermundigen and Tafers. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F
|Morning Temperature||11°C / 51 °F|
|Evening Temperature||18°C / 65 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||4%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 11% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Tuesday, 3rd of August 2021
18°C (65 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Wednesday, 4th of August 2021
14°C (58 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 5th of August 2021
18°C (64 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Art Deco Elite
Mercure Plaza Biel
City Hotel Biel Bienne
Videos from this area
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Biel/Bienne District was a district (Amtsbezirk) in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with its seat Biel/Bienne. It was bi-lingual (41% French and 59% German) and included two municipalities in an area of 25 km²: It is now part of the administrative district of Biel/Bienne.
Gurzelen Stadion is a multi-purpose stadium in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of FC Biel-Bienne. The current capacity of the stadium is 15,000
Portmoos is a place in Canton of Berne. It belongs to the village Port, but is on the other side of the Aare. The Post is delivered by the post office in Nidau, so it got given the name Portmoos. Helmstrasse is the poshest street in the whole of Port. Although it is on the other side of the river, it is one of the most expensive places in the region to live.
Madretsch is a previously independent neighborhood of Biel/Bienne, which it joined in 1920. Previously a landly suburb with some remaining farms and green areas, it has now become fully integrated as a city suburb, without any real local character any more. The tuition in the local schools are both in German and in French languages.
Biel/Bienne (administrative district)
Biel/Bienne District is an administrative district in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland. It is located along both shores of the northeastern half of Lake Biel and is part of the Seeland administrative region, and its capital is Biel/Bienne. It contains 19 municipalities with an area of 97.63 km and a population (as of December 2008) of 90,536, over half of which lives in the district's capital. While it is the smallest district in surface area, it has the fourth largest population in the canton.
Seeland Region is one of five administrative regions of the canton of Bern, with a population of 66,000 (as of 2005) in 46 municipalities.
Biel/Bienne railway station
Biel/Bienne railway station serves the bilingual municipality of Biel/Bienne, in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland.
The Biel/Bienne–Leubringen/Evilard funicular is a funicular railway in the bilingual city of Biel/Bienne in the Swiss canton of Bern. The funicular links Biel/Bienne with Leubringen/Evilard in the Jura mountains above the town. The line is operated by the FUNIC company, who also operate the nearby Biel/Bienne–Magglingen/Macolin funicular.
Nidau Castle is a castle in the municipality of Nidau of the Canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.
Trams in Biel/Bienne
The Biel/Bienne tramway network (Alemannic German: Strassenbahnnetz Biel; French: Réseau tramway de Bienne) was part of the public transport network of the bilingual city of Biel/Bienne, in the canton of Bern, Switzerland, and its environs for more than 70 years. Opened in 1877, the network operated as a horsecar tramway (Rösslitram) until 1902, when it was electrified and converted from sg standard gauge to 1 metre gauge.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Biel/Bienne.
Vingelz: Bielersee − Südwest, Vingelz (source)
Magglingen: Biel/Bienne − Lake Biel, Magglingen (source)
Magglingen › North-East: Restaurant End der Welt − 400-Rundbahn und Fussballplatz «End der Welt», Magglingen (source)
Ipsach › North: Nidauwald − Magglingen/Macolin − Lake Biel, Ipsach (source)
Biel/Bienne: Lake Biel, Biel/Bienne (source)
Leubringen: Evilard, Leubringen (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Biel, بيال, Бил, Biel/Bienne, Bielo, Biel-Bienne, بیل/بین, Bienne, ZDK, Bienna, ビール/ビエンヌ, ბილი, Биль, 빌/비엔, Belna, Bylis, Bienne/Biel, Бил/Бјен, Біль, 比爾