Visitors to Konstanz have a number of options for getting around the town and the rest of the country, and include by car, bus, train, taxi, and boat.

            A personal vehicle is the most convenient form of transportation available in Konstanz , as it allows the greatest freedom and flexibility in travel.  However, first time visitors to the country should check out this Driving in Germany page before deciding to get behind the wheel of a car.  Many visitors choose to fly into the Friedrichshafen Airport, which is located about just a few miles east of Konstanz , and stopping by one of the area’s Car Rental Agencies to pick up a vehicle for the trip.

            The town of Konstanz is serviced by a public bus system that connects some of the area’s major destinations.  Two companies operate separate services, and they are: GmbH and Sudbadenbus

            Konstanz has a railway station that connects it to a number of locations around Germany and the rest of Europe .   The two main companies making scheduled stops at the Konstanz Railway Station are Deutsche Bundesbahn and the Swiss company, Thurbo .

            Taxis are a good way of getting around the immediate city of Konstanz .  The best way to get a taxi is to call one of the agencies ahead of time to arrange for a pick-up.  Most hotels, restaurants, and bars will be happy to make this call for their customers. 

            It is possible to take water taxis and charter boats from Konstanz to certain towns around Lake Constance .