There are various companies that organize Danube river cruises. You’ll find pamphlets in most hotels and people selling cruise tickets near the river. Some offer interesting “last-minute” offers.
The most basic cruise experience in Budapest costs approximately €13.50 and lasts about an hour. Most cruise companies include a free drink when you hire the boat trip.
Budapest Dinner Cruise
Travellers that would like to surprise their better half during their stay in Budapest can book a Danube river dinner cruise. The prices of the cruises are relatively inexpensive when compared to other cities like Paris, London or New York.
You can book a two-hour dinner cruise for a little over €40 ($46 or £35) per person in Budapest.
Certain cruises offer live Hungarian music during the cruise and other peculiarities.
The various evening cruises leave at several times, from 7 pm to 8 pm and the late-night cruise leaves at 10 pm.
Another option is to book a day-time cruise that includes a buffet dinner and enjoy a relaxing and tasty dinner with beautiful views over both banks of the city and the impressive Danube river.