Rail passengers are funneled through nearby Friedrichshafen, from where a smaller rail line goes through Überlingen to Radolfzell. Trains run in either direction along that line at hourly intervals throughout the day. Überlingen's railway station lies on the extreme western edge of town. For rail information, call tel. 01805/996633.
Regional bus service along Lake Constance is provided by RAB Regionalverkehr Alb-Bodensee GmbH in nearby Weingarten (tel. 0751/509220; www.zugbus-rab.de).
Überlingen is off Rte. 31, just north of Konstanz. From Stuttgart via Ulm, take Rte. 30 south, then Rte. 31 west at Friedrichshafen. From Munich, follow Autobahn 96 west/southwest to Lindau, then Rte. 31 west to Friedrichshafen and Überlingen.
April to October, 8 to 10 ferryboats a day carry passengers to Überlingen from Konstanz (trip time: up to 2 hr.) for 9.50€ each way. For information, call the Weiss Flote, an armada of lake steamers maintained by the BSB Bodensee Schiffsbetriebe GmbH (tel. 07531/3640389; www.bsb-online.com). No cars are carried on any of these ferries.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.