Enjoy the beautiful riverside attractions and sights of Budapest during Christmas on a sightseeing cruise. These cruises are available on Dec 24, Dec 25 and Dec 26. For the complete range of December cruises, please check our Budapest Winter Cruise Calendar.
Sightseeing Cruise in Budapest at Christmas
Inclusions in Christmas Sightseeing Cruise
- 80-minute cruise on the Danube
- Audio Guide through Earphones (available languages: English, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian)
- Free Wi-Fi
- Heated ship with indoor seats and also an open air top deck for fresh river views
Price of the Christmas Day Sightseeing Cruise:
Adult: HUF 4,000 / €14
Children (age 6-14): HUF 3,600 / €12
Free for children under 6.
Booking in advance is recommended as almost all cruises will be booked up in advance for these festive days.
Timetable of Cruise
December 24: 11.30 am – 12.50 pm, 1.30 pm – 2.50 pm, 3.30 pm – 4.50 pm
December 25: 11.30 am – 12.50 pm, 1.30 pm – 2.50 pm, 3.30 pm – 4.50 pm, 5.30 pm – 6.50 pm
December 26: 11.30 am – 12.50 pm, 1.30 pm – 2.50 pm, 3.30 pm – 4.50 pm, 5.30 pm – 6.50 pm
The Budapest Christmas Day Sightseeing Cruises run on Dec 24, Dec 25 and Dec 26 in 2015.
The cruise hours are the following:
11.30 am – 12.50 pm
1.30 pm – 2.50 pm
3.30 pm – 4.50 pm
5.30 pm – 6.50 pm (Dec 25 and Dec 26 only)
Dock of the Cruise
The Departure and Arrival points of the Budapest Christmas Sightseeing Cruises are the same: near the city center, at the Elizabeth Bridge, Pest side of Budapest.
Dock 11 is within walking distance of many hotels and other Budapest attractions.
Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise
In case you are interested in celebrating Christmas Eve on an elegant dinner cruise, we can recommend you the Christmas Eve Cruise with 4-Course Dinner program. This is a 3-hour cruise with served dinner and live Piano music. For more information and booking, please follow this link: Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise
Sunset Cruises in December
In these days (Dec 24, 25 and 26) the sun sets a few minutes before 4 pm, so the Christmas Sightseeing Cruise starting at 3.30 pm is perfectly timed for admiring the beautiful winter sunset in Budapest. You can find the exact sunset times on the following page: December Sunset Times in Budapest