Danube River Sightseeing Cruise Tickets

The Danube River is the second-longest river in Europe, stretching from Germany to the Black Sea.

Along its banks, you can find some of the most beautiful cities in the world, including Vienna, Budapest, and Bratislava.

On a Danube River cruise, you can explore these cities and their many attractions, such as stunning architecture, vibrant nightlife, and delicious cuisine.

You can also experience the beauty of the river itself on a Danube River cruise.

The Danube River is a sight, from the lush green banks to the majestic castles. Book your Danube river cruise tickets now.

1 hour sightseeing cruise with welcome drink

On a one-hour sightseeing boat along the Danube, take in the beauties of Budapest while sipping on a seasonal cocktail or soft drink. 

Pass notable structures like Buda Castle and the Vigado Concert Hall with ease.

There are three starting time slots: 6 pm, 7.20 pm, and 8.40 pm, and the cruise lasts approximately one hour.

Meet up 800 meters north of Margaret Bridge, at Dock 42 on the North side. 

Look for the LED panel and the illuminated Dock 42 sign. 

The ship will go by M/S Neptun, while other boats might occasionally provide the service. 

Please use Maps or the navigation app on your phone. Do a “DOCK 42” or “Portum Lines” search. Don’t just rely on the location or zip code.


  • While cruising the Danube, see Budapest’s lit landmarks.
  • Drink a welcoming beverage when you arrive.
  • Take in the panoramic views from the open deck and share your images with free Wi-Fi.
  • Utilize your mobile coupon to check in quickly.

Things to know

  • The boat serves as a floating coffee shop or pub experience with a bar; no audio or live guides are on board.
  • As people arrive, seats are filled in that order. Although there are unique seating options, there are no assigned seats.
  • The M/S Neptun is the vessel you will travel in; occasionally, additional vessels may be employed.

This cruise ticket includes

  • Boat cruise through downtown Budapest
  • One welcome drink
  • Wi-Fi

Danube River Sightseeing Cruise Ticket Prices

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (upto 99 years)Ft 4,302 (US$ 12)

Combine this with the classic Buda Castle walking tour for a 1 hour sightseeing and city walking tour.

70 minute sightseeing cruise on the Danube

On this sightseeing trip along the Danube, take in the magnificent vistas of Budapest. 

From the upper deck, admire Budapest’s most iconic bridges and enjoy sweeping vistas of the city.

The trip departs from Dock 11, which is on the Pest side of the Elizabeth Bridge. The purple boats and the “Silverline” logo should be visible. Get directions.


  • See the House of Parliament, Castle Hill, and other notable landmarks in Budapest Marvel at the Royal Palace, Gellért Hill, Liberty Bridge, and the famed Chain Bridge.
  • From the river, capture breathtaking images of Budapest’s landmarks.
  • Visit the upper deck to take in the city’s sweeping views.

This cruise ticket includes

  • Sightseeing cruise on the Danube
    There are two options under this cruise ticket.

Daytime sightseeing boat cruise

There are three starting timeslots – 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm, and the cruise lasts 70 minutes.

Cruise Ticket Price

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (11 years and above)Ft 4,693 (US$ 13)
Child ticket (4 to 10 years)Ft 4,693 (US$ 13)
Infant ticket (upto 3 years)Free Entry

Night time sightseeing cruise

There are three starting time slots – 5 pm, 7 pm and 9 pm and the cruise lasts 70 minutes.

This Budapest Danube River sightseeing night cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cruise Ticket Price

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (11 years and above)Ft 5,476 (US$ 15)
Child ticket (4 to 10 years)Ft 5,476 (US$ 15)
Infant ticket (upto 3 years)Free Entry

Check out the Private Cruises for Danube River private sightseeing yacht tour and the Dinner Cruises for a sightseeing cruise with pizza and unlimited beer.

Sightseeing Danube River cruise ticket

Sit back and take in the sights as you cruise through Budapest along the Danube River. 

During the cruise’s port of call, explore more and take your time to view the city’s famous landmarks.

There are six starting time slots – 12 pm, 1.30 pm, 3 pm, 4.30 pm, 5 pm, and 6 pm and the cruise lasts for one hour.

Book Danube River sightseeing cruise tickets for an unforgettable experience.

The boat excursion begins in the center of town at Mahart Terminal Dock No. 6, Vigadó Square. 

Halfway between Chain Bridge and Elizabeth is where you’ll find the dock. Get directions.


  • Enjoy a leisurely hour-long Danube River cruise.
  • Take views of the Chain Bridge, the Margaret Bridge, and the Elizabeth Bridge.
  • On a stopover on the trip, take a stroll around Margaret Island.

Things to know

  • The tour will be discontinued in the event of excessive water levels (too high or too low).
  • Between November and February, there are no stops after 7 pm.
  • There may be a full house occasionally, even when the tickets are not seated reservations aboard the ship. 

You will have to wait until the next boat departs in these circumstances.

This cruise ticket includes

  • Audio guide in English and German
  • Ticket valid for 24 hours
  • Wifi

Cruise Ticket Price

Visitor TypePrice
Adult ticket (13 years and above)Ft 4,953 (US$ 13) 
Youth ticket (7 to 12 years)Ft 3,921 (US$ 10)
Child ticket (2 to 6 years)Free Entry
Infant ticket (upto 1 year)Free Entry

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