What’s the difference between each cruise in Budapest?
All of our Budapest cruises are impressive and give you long-lasting valuable memories, even though some services overlap, you’ll see that they all have their own characteristics. Some major differences are the duration, the guiding and drink options. Compare and choose the best Budapest cruise for you and your family. Find the perfect fit!
Quality of the Budapest cruises
Based on the verified guest reviews, the Budapest cruises are divided into three quality categories: Good, Great and Excellent.
Please note that Budapest cruises with Excellent rating (especially night cruises and dinner cruises) need to be booked in advance as they tend to sell out fast.
These are the 5 BEST cruises in Budapest:
1.Budapest: Evening Sightseeing Cruise with Unlimited ProseccoExcellent • 75 minutes • From: $26.70 /person
2.Budapest: Daytime Sightseeing Boat CruiseExcellent • 70 minutes • From: $16.15 /person
3.Budapest: City Highlights Cruise with Welcome DrinkGreat • 1 hour • From: $11.84 /person
4.Budapest: 1-Hour Evening Sightseeing Cruise with DrinkGreat • 1 hour • From: $22.61 /person
5.Budapest: Danube Cruise with Hungarian Dinner and Live MusicGood • 2 hours • From: $62.43 /person
Duration of the cruises in Budapest
The cruises in Budapest last for about 60-120 min. Their route is similar regardless of their duration, you’ll see all the important sights of Budapest (you’re guaranteed to see everything between the Margaret Bridge and the Liberty Bridge) on the banks of the Danube such as the House of the Parliament, the Buda Castle and the Citadel.
Budapest cruises with guiding
Most of the cruises in Budapest offer audio guide on board, but there can be a wide variety of languages. Recorded English commentary is available at every cruise company which offer audio guide.
Here are the TOP 5 Budapest cruises with guiding:
1.Budapest: Evening Sightseeing Cruise with Unlimited ProseccoExcellent • 75 minutes • Audio guide • From: $26.70 /person
2.Budapest: Daytime Sightseeing Boat CruiseExcellent • 70 minutes • Audio guide • From: $16.15 /person
3.Budapest: Sunset Cruise with 3 Cocktails Winter EditionExcellent • 85 minutes • Live guiding • From: $34.45 /person
4.Budapest: 1-Hour Evening Sightseeing Cruise with DrinkGreat • 1 hour • Audio guide • From: $22.61 /person
5.Budapest: Floating Bus Tour by Land and WaterGreat • 55 minutes - 1.5 hours • Audio guide • From: $26.91 /person
Budapest cruises with guaranteed seating
Guaranteed seating is available at most of the cruise companies however a guaranteed seat might not equal a good view. So make sure that you always arrive on time, prior to cruise departure because it’s usually ‘first come, first served’.
Budapest cruise prices
Budapest cruises range from €9-€19.5/person including all fees and taxes. Although the cruise route and the attractions shown are similar, there are many differences in services and quality.
Here are the 5 BEST Budapest cruises with the highest quality-price ratio:
1.Budapest: Candlelit Dinner River Cruise with Live MusicExcellent • 2.5 hours • From: $91.50 /person
2.Budapest: Evening Sightseeing Cruise with Unlimited ProseccoExcellent • 75 minutes • From: $26.70 /person
3.Budapest: Daytime Sightseeing Boat CruiseExcellent • 70 minutes • From: $16.15 /person
4.Budapest: Sunset Cruise with 3 Cocktails Winter EditionExcellent • 85 minutes • From: $34.45 /person
5.Budapest: Premium Evening Cruise with Tokaj FrizzanteExcellent • 1 hour • From: $26.91 /person
Cruise schedules in Budapest
There are various Budapest cruises available each day and on any type of budget. All of our available cruises offer different experiences: from simple, cheap deals to more elegant offerings with the possibility of enjoying drinks, meals and live music.
Most of the Budapest cruises depart at night time because the illuminated city is so gorgeous that most people should see it. However you can also fine day time Budapest cruises with excellent service.