Budapest Late Night Danube River Cruise, Hungary

It is already 10 o'clock at night but you don't feel like coming back to your hotel just yet? If you are travelling to Budapest, you may want to join the Budapest Late Night Danube river cruise which starts at 10pm. The river cruise will bring you around to see a lot of famous historical sites, bridges and buildings in Budapest. Let's start the cruise, shall we?

The fun thing about Budapest at night is that all the historical sites and bridges are lit. This makes the cruise even more enjoyable. For instance, we can see the Liberty Bridge in Budapest. It is the shortest bridge of Budapest and it was built for the Millennium World Exhibition in 1896.

Liberty Bridge in Budapest

Next on our list is Buda Castle, which we visited before during our adventure in Buda Castle Hills

Buda Castle in Budapest Hungary at Night

After the castle, we passed by another famous bridge in Budapest, the Chain Bridge. It is a suspension bridge that spans the river Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest. 

The Chain Bridge in Budapest Hungary

Moving on right along, we are now at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. It is the most important and prestigious learned society of Hungary. It has the responsibilities to cultivate science, disseminate scientific findings, support research and development and represent Hungarian science domestically and around the world. I wonder if science is a popular career choice in Hungary.

Hungarian Academy of Sciences

My favourite historical site in Budapest is gotta be the Hungarian Parliament Building, which is one of Europe's oldest legislative buildings. It is also currently the largest and the highest building in Budapest. 

Budapest Late Night Danube River Cruise, Hungary

Closer up look at the majestic building. The night view of the Hungarian Parliament Building is really exceptional. ^^


Some details on the 10 pm Budapest Night Cruise: 

  • Embarking time: 9:30 pm
  • Dock: alternating Buda and Pest dock (check the 10 pm Budapest cruise dock schedule for location here)
  • Cruise time: 10 pm – 11:30 pm (90 min)
  • Dates: The late night 10 pm cruise is not a daily cruise all year. Please check the dates in the booking calendar here.

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