Total cancellation of rail traffic in the Biel/Bienne region.

From Saturday, 30 September to Sunday, 1 October 2023 and from Saturday, 7 October to Sunday, 8 October 2023.

To facilitate the renovation of contact lines at Biel/Bienne station, long-distance and regional rail services will be interrupted at Biel/Bienne station and on lines converging on Biel/Bienne from Saturday, 30 September to Sunday, 1 October 2023 and from Saturday, 7 October to Sunday, 8 October 2023.

Long-distance and regional services will be cancelled. 

Direct and regional replacement buses will operate on the following sections:

  • between Neuchâtel, Biel/Bienne and Grenchen Süd (long-distance services);
  • between Le Landeron and Biel/Bienne (regional services);
  • between Reuchenette-Péry and Biel/Bienne, with no stop at Frinvillier-Taubenloch (regional services);
  • between Frinvillier-Taubenloch and Biel/Bienne (minibus);
  • between Lyss and Biel/Bienne (long-distance services).

Between Brügg BE, Biel/Bienne, Biel/Bienne Bözingenfeld/Champ and Biel Mett, line 2 buses operated by VB/TPB will run every 10 minutes between 7am and 10pm and every 15 minutes between 5am and 7am and from 10pm.

Between Ins, Täuffelen and Biel/Bienne, regional trains operated by ‘Aare Seeland Mobil’ will run on the usual schedule with no timetable changes. 

For more comfort when travelling between French-speaking and German-speaking Switzerland, as a general rule, we recommend travelling via Bern. 

Please ensure that you leave sufficient time for your journeys and check the online timetable at or in the SBB Mobile app before starting each trip. The online timetable has been updated with the best connections. 

Passenger attendants will be present to help guide customers at various stations.

Find below the changes to the timetable (valid for both directions of travel), recommendations for long-distance journeys, additional information for people with reduced mobility and details about group travel, bicycle transport, luggage transport, ticket validity and ticket purchase.

Long-distance services.

Regional services.

Rail replacement buses.

Recommendations for long-distance travel.

Useful information.

We thank you for your understanding and wish you a pleasant journey.

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