Discover Budapest from the Danube

Welcome to our website, where we offer a unique and unforgettable boat tour in the heart of Budapest.

We understand that exploring a new city can be daunting, especially when you are unfamiliar with the language or the culture… This is why Purpleliner is your one-stop solution for exploring the beautiful and historic city of Budapest! We are a brand new provider of boat tours that allow you to enjoy the city in comfort and style from the river Danube.

Our sightseeing cruise is a 60-minute journey departing from Batthyány Square. On this tour, you will have the opportunity to take in the stunning architecture and beauty of Budapest from the water, as well as learn about the fascinating history of the city. Our phone application guide will provide you with interesting facts, making this tour both educational and entertaining.


Complimentary smartphone audio guide application available in 6 languages

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Free downloadable mobile application
  • You should provide your own earphones, we do not sell earphones onboard
  • Audio commentary is presented on your device, not via loudspeakers
  • Please arrive with a fully charged device

Schedule & Prices

BoardingDepartureEnd of tour
Departure place:
Dock 1/B
1011 Budapest Batthyány square
GPS coordinates: 47.50585,19.039657
Sunday to ThursdayFriday to Saturday

Sights which we cover on our tour:

  • 1. Batthyányi square
  • 2. Matthias church
  • 3. Fisherman’s Bastion
  • 4. Buda Palace
  • 5. Castle Garden Bazaar
  • 6. Elisabeth Bridge
  • 7. Rudas Bath
  • 8. Gellert Hill
  • 9. Gellert Bath
  • 10. Petőfi Bridge
  • 11. A38 concert ship
  • 12. Palace of Arts
  • 13. National Theatre
  • 14. The “Whale”
  • 15. Central Market
  • 16. Chain Bridge
  • 17. Bronze Shoes Memorial
  • 18. Parliament
  • 19. Margaret Island

Our tours are designed to provide you with an unforgettable experience that you will cherish for years to come. So, whether you’re a local or a tourist, come join us for a journey through the heart of Budapest that you won’t forget!