Port Lock

Port Lock

The lock is located 2.26km from Lake Biel downstream on the right bank.
Attention: Bridge clearance approx. 4.0m to the lock!
The lock is 12m wide and has a useful length of 52m. Please pay attention to the entrance signalization! Mooring is possible at the jetties up to the entrance.


Ship lock closed from Nov. 21, 2022 until end of March 2023 due to rehabilitation work.

Operating hours of the ship lock Port:

May 1 to September 30: 7:00 - 19:30

In case of bad weather, the lock must be requested by phone at:
Phone 032 331 61 16

October 1 - April 30 8:00 - 13:00 und 14:15 - 17:00

Locking only possible with registration the day before by 5 p.m. at the latest at:
Phone 032 331 61 16
E-Mail: schleuse.port@be.ch

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