Ferry between Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn at Lake Constance

Lake Constance ferry Friedrichshafen - Romanshorn

Friedrichshafen, Germany

Bridge between Germany and Switzerland

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 kilometres by car around the lake and is therefore the ideal shortcut. Both Friedrichshafen and Romanshorn are the starting points for many tourist destinations. The Zeppelin Museum is located directly adjacent to the harbour in Friedrichshafen. The ferries run 365 days a year at hourly intervals between Romanshorn and Friedrichshafen. The Lake Constance ferry is operated jointly by Bodensee Schiffsbetriebe (BSB) and schweizerische SBS Schifffahrt AG.

Did you know? If you take the ferry from Friedrichshafen to Romanshorn, you bridge the longest distance between the German and the Swiss shore. Spanning 14 km, it is the widest part of Lake Constance.The deepest part of Lake Constance is not far, either, it is located between Fischbach and Uttwil and measures a depth of 254 metres.

Current weather The German shore of Lake Constance

amount of rainfall
0.5 l/m²
hours of sunshine
6h 42min
the day after tomorrow

Opening hours

The exact departure times are available from Bodensee-Schiffsbetriebe GmbH

Recommended time
41 Minutes

With the Holiday Pass of Lake Constance WINTER

Passenger: 50 % discount on the regular price (return trip).
By car: the lowest price (up to 3 m) will be charged.


Regular prices here »

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 7531 92380
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