The town can be seen as made up of three parts: to the west of the rail line and around the old airfield a mainly industrial and commercial area; east of the rail station a modern shopping area; and the old town further east going up the hill. The town is influenced by the automotive industry, in particular Daimler (Mercedes).
Stuttgart International Airport, then S-Bahn
1 train station (Bahnhof Böblingen). Served by and . VVS-tickets are valid in local buses. Regional trains from Stuttgart, Singen, Rottweil, Freudenstadt. S1 From Kircheim-unter-Teck, Herrenberg, Stuttgart. S60 from Sindelfingen, Schönbuchbahn from Weil im Schönbuch
Off the A81 just off of Kreuz Stuttgart (A8).
- 1 Subway, Postplatz 1.
- 2 XXXL Gamerdinger Restaurant, Otto-Lilienthal-Straße 8-16, Böblingen-Hulb, ☏ . Yes a furniture store, but on the top floor is a restaurant providing reasonable priced meals.
- 3 Wichtel Hausbrauerei, Graf-Zeppelin-Platz, ☏ . Good beer and food.
- 4 Brauhaus Schönbuch, Lange Straße 20, ☏ . Excellent beer and good food in Bavaria style beer hall and beer garden.