Brief overview

Bietigheim-Bissingen (county of Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart region) is located in the state of Baden-Württemberg in the mid-section of the Neckar valley between the state capital Stuttgart and Heilbronn, not far from the confluence of the river Enz in the Neckar.

Bietigheim-Bissingen lies in the middle of the Neckar area, 25 km north-west from Stuttgart. Celts, Romans and Alemanni were located here in the town near the rivers Enz and Metter. Many architectural monuments are proof of that.

History is in Bietigheim-Bissingen every step and step lively, without hiding our modern facets: stunning architecture, contemporary sport areas and swimming bath and many modern artworks such as sculptures at the places, streets and parks. Work offices and shopping places are the result of our strong Commercial enterprise and lively trade. The city, which has grown over centuries, fits into the surrounding area, which is characterized by rolling hills, forests and vineyards.


43 845 (as of September 30th, 2023 State Statistical Office, Cencus as of May 9th, 2011)

Transport llinks

The federal road B27 runs through the city of Bietigheim-Bissingen, an the connector to the Autobahn is 3 kilometres away (A81 Stuttgart-Heilbronn).

In Bietigheim, there are two train stations, the somewhat smaller train station in Ellental-Valley and the main train station in Bietigheim-Bissingen. From the Ellental-Valley you can ride from Stuttgart to Pforzheim and Heidelberg.

At the Bietigheim-Bissingen train station, you can travel quickly and easily to the city of Würzburg, Stuttgart main station, and the cities of Karlsruhe and Heidelberg.

The airport in Stuttgart-Echterdingen is 36 kilometres away.

You can find more information about traffic under Traffic & Mobility.

Geographical data for Bietigheim-Bissingen

48° 57‘ 37‘‘ north latitude
9° 07‘  34‘‘ east longitude

Highest Point of the terrain: 300,9 m above sea level
Lowest point of terrain: 176,0 m above sea level
Size: 3129 ha
Length of the marking boundary: approx. 34 kilometres

On the website of the State Statistical Office you will find even more figures and data related to our city.