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Budapest: Sightseeing Danube River Cruise Ticket

$16.15 /person
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About the activity

Cruise along the Danube River through Budapest, and sit back and enjoy the views on the relaxing ride. Explore more during the cruise’s stop, taking your time to see the city’s iconic sights.

  • Free cancellation
    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
  • COVID-19 precautions
    Special health and safety measures apply.
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Instant confirmation & Mobile tickets
    Receive your ticket right away. Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Non-guided activity
    Live and audio guiding is not available.
  • Host or greeter
  • Start times - Available today
    6:00 PM, 7:00 PM
  • Duration
    55 minutes
  • Includes
    • Audio guide in English and German
    • Ticket valid for 24 hours
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pick-up and drop off
    • Meals and drinks
Highlights & Description


  • Relax on an hour-long cruise on the Danube River
  • Admire views of the Elizabeth Bridge, the Chain-Bridge, and the Margaret Bridge
  • If you miss your departure, you can use the ticket for the next deaprture too.


Your sightseeing cruise begins at Dock no.6 Mahart Terminal, where you’ll board the boat for the hour-long cruise.

You’ll pass by the imposing building of the Parliament as you cruise along the Danube River, and you’ll enjoy panoramic views of Margaret Island as well.

See the attractions of Castle District, including the Royal Castle, the Matthias Church, and the Fisherman’s Bastion. On Gellért Hill you’ll see the Liberty Monument and the Citadel.

The tour continues in a southerly direction, and you’ll have views of the bridges of Budapest, the National Theater, and the Palace of Arts.

On the return cruise, you’ll see the universities of Budapest and the Central Market Hall, before the tour ends back at Vigadó Square, in the city center.

Good to know before you go
  • In case of extreme water levels (too high or too low), the tour will be canceled
  • The tickets are not seated reservations on the ship and sometimes it will be a full house. In such cases, you have to wait for the next boat's departure
  • You can use your ticket (online voucher) for any departure of the choosen date
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the cancellation policy for this activity?
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
2. When will I receive the confirmation of my booking?
You will receive an email notification right after your successful payment. If you don't see it in your inbox, check your spam or junk mail folder. When the payment is completed you have the option to download your ticket directly.
3. Are mobile tickets enough or do I have to print them?
Tickets don't need to be printed. You can show your ticket from your smartphone as a PDF.
  • Adult
    18-99 years
  • Children
    0-17 years
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