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Hop On - Hop Off Danube River Cruise

A unique way to explore the Hungarian capital: buy your tickets to a memorable Danube river cruise!

Our sightseeing boat runs along the most iconic buildings, institutions and sights of Budapest, while you may admire the fascinating view of the Danube. English and German audio guides are also available, therefore you’ll also get to know exciting histories and fun facts about what you see.

The Danube river cruise is for free in addition to your Hop On Hop Off Budapest tickets, but you also may buy it separately. Please note, that you can’t reserve a seat on the boat. To make it sure that you’ll have free seats, we recommend you to arrive 10 minutes earlier.

Danube River Cruise route

Hop on at the 6th dock at Petőfi square and your journey will begin! Check out the whole route in advance so you will know which direction to turn your head by the time you join us!

Where the journey will begin:

Petőfi Square, Dock Nr 6.

Only two boat rides can be taken with a single admission ticket.
Look for the flyer on the vehicles and at vendors for up-to-date information.

Booking is not possible, but not necessary for the boat trips. Arrive at the departure point 10 minutes before departure.

What is included

  • Complete tour, 1 hour duration
  • Departing at 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
  • English and German audio guide available
  • Its not possible to reserve your seat in advance, so please, make sure you arrive 10 minutes earlier

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Clark Adam Square (Funicular)

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Castle Garden Bazar

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