If you are cycling along one of Europe’s most important waterways for such a long time, you will probably fancy travelling on the river for once. Several shipping companies offer regular services, for longer or shorter cruises.
1 Boat trip Passau-Linz
Shipping company: Wurm & Noé - an old and well-established Passau company.
Several departures per day except Mondays (daily service to Schlögen) from April to October.
2 Boat trip Melk-Krems
Shipping company: Brandner - modern ships with the only girl captains on the river Danube
2 cruises per day, from April to October
3 boat trip Melk-Krems
Shipping company: DDSG Blue Danube - the successor company to the Danube Steamboat Company (“Donaudampfschifffahrtgesellschaft”)
3 cruises per day, from April to October
Shipping company: Wurm & Noé
Several different tours every day on different ships. The 3-river city tour and the adventure tour on the Swarowski-crystal boat are particularly popular.
Shipping company: Donauschiffahrt Ardagger
Round trip through the Strudengau, every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday, from Easter to October.
Vienna City Council Paddle Steamer
Tours from Tulln to Wachau, every Sunday, from May to September.
Boat trips from Vienna:
In Vienna, you can either choose to go on excursions along the Danube or all the way to Bratislava.
5 Vienna-Bratislava in 75 minutes
Shipping company: Twin City Liner
Every day from May to September, in pre- an post-season on Sundays only.
6 Vienna-Bratislava in 95 minutes
Shipping compay: Reederei Lod - Tragflügelboote
Cruises from Wednesday to Sunday from May to September, daily cruises in July and August.