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Lake Constance ferry Friedrichshafen—Romanshorn

Friedrichshafen, Germany

The most beautiful connection between the German and the Swiss shore of Lake Constance is the ferry that runs between Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn. The 41-minute crossing is always a special experience: Over a cup of coffee or tea in the on-board bistro, the passengers can enjoy the view over the wintry lake. Furthermore, the “floating bridge” saves many kilometers by car around the lake and is therefore the ideal shortcut. Both Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn are the starting points for many tourist destinations.

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Opening hours

The ferries run 365 days a year at hourly intervals from Romanshorn and Friedrichshafen. Timetable»

Recommended time
60 Minutes

Exclusively for holders of the Bodensee Card PLUS 
The car ferry connection Friedrichshafen―Romanshorn is for pedestrians from 2nd April up to and
including 16th October 2023 free of charge and counts as a shipping day. Car drivers pay the cheapest tariff (up to 4 m).
Before and after this time, holders of the Bodensee Card PLUS receive 50% discount on the regular price as pedestrians or pay the cheapest tariff with a car (up to 4 m). 

Additional information

Experience the Lake Constance ferry Friedrichshafen-Romanshorn barrier-free
Visitors with limited mobility can use the ferry withot restrictions. 

Contact address

Bodensee-Schiffsbetriebe GmbH
Seestraße 23
88045 Friedrichshafen

Tel.: +49 7541 9238 0
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