The Bielersee-Schifffahrts-Gesellschaft AG provides access to the longest navigable waterway in Switzerland. The shipping areas are the Aare from Solothurn to Biel or vice versa, the Lake Biel round trip and the Three Lakes trip from Biel to Murten. A new addition to the timetable is a direct service from Biel/Bienne to Neuchâtel every Sunday morning. In addition to scheduled boat trips, the BSG offers numerous events and attractive offers for boat hire.
The Bielersee-Gastro spoils its guests with a balanced gastronomic offer.
The BSG fleet comprises nine ships with a capacity of 60 to 700 people. The extraordinary ship EMS MobiCat, the largest solar catamaran in Switzerland, is powered by solar energy and used for themed trips. All ships can be rented by companies and private individuals for seminars, workshops or celebrations.
The BSG runs the Bielersee tour and the three-lake trip from April to October. The Aare is used from May to October. In November and March, the BSG drives the three-lake trip and round trips on Lake Biel on Sundays.
The Bielersee-Schifffahrts-Gesellschaft employs around 30 people. In the summer, the team is supplemented by part-time employees, who mainly work as light sailors and sailors on the ships.
The steamship company Union was founded in 1887, which was converted into the Bielersee-Schifffahrts-Gesellschaft in 1966. In 2012 the Bielersee-Schifffahrts-Gesellschaft celebrated its 125th anniversary.
The Bielersee-Schifffahrts-Gesellschaft offers a balanced gastronomic offer on all ships. The restaurant is operated by the subsidiary Bielersee-Gastro AG. In summer, up to 90 employees work on the eight ships and in the Joran restaurant.