Lake Constance Sightseeing Boats
and Car Ferries
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Boat and Ferry Links
ABOVE: The restored steamer Hohentwiel in Friedrichshafen Harbor, with a Romanshorn-Friedrichshafen car ferry passing
Three passenger-ship companies offer scheduled service and themed excursions
around the lake from spring through fall, using antique or modern boats. For
destinations, timetables, and prices, see:
With a top speed of 40 km/h or 25 mph, these hourly passenger ferries
connect Konstanz to Friedrichshafen in 48 minutes.
This vintage steamer was built in 1913, decommissioned in 1962, and given a
new life in 1990 after major renovations. Today, it offers excursions from
Friedrichshafen (some with meals, others with music or literature themes).
Bicyclists and foot passengers may also travel on the following
Ferries run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Travel time on this route is approximately 40 minutes, and ferries run hourly
from early morning until late evening on most days.
Tageskarte Euregio Bodensee
If you aren't fazed by German and have a bit of patience, you can use this site
to learn about zoned day tickets for multimodal transportation on Lake
Constance/Bodensee and in in the surrounding areas of Germany, Switzerland, and
Lake Constance Sightseeing
Boats and Car Ferries - Introduction
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