+43 1 588 80



On the way in the Wachau with DDSG Blue Danube

The two modern and fully air-conditioned ships MS Dürnstein and MS Wachau depart from Krems and Melk up to 3 times a day in each direction on an impressive and leisurely cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Experience the region from a different perspective

Food freshly prepared on board

Experience the seasons on the ship

* Change to MS Dürnstein to continue the journey to Krems

Limited scheduled services on Saturday, June 18th, 2022
Limited regular service on 18.06. due to the Wachau solstice.
The scheduled trip at 5:30 p.m. from Spitz to Melk is cancelled.
The scheduled service at 3:45 p.m. from Krems to Spitz and at 5:50 p.m. from Dürnstein to Krems will be cancelled.

All tickets “scheduled trips Wachau | there & back” are valid for 1 day each. You can interrupt any journey and continue the tour on the same day at a later departure. Please also buy a free stopover ticket.

Wachauschifffahrt erleben

An Bord der MS Wachau und MS Dürnstein das UNESCO Weltkulturerbe entdecken.

Wachau vom Wasser aus erleben

Erleben Sie die wunderschöne Landschaft des Donautals hautnah und genießen Sie das Flusspanorama bei einer gemütlichen Schifffahrt.

Restaurant an Bord

Lassen Sie sich in unserem Bordrestaurant – unter der Leitung von Patrick Fürst – kulinarisch verwöhnen. Wir bieten Ihnen ein abwechslungsreiches Speisen- und Getränkeangebot zu moderaten Preisen.


Zu jeder Jahreszeit haben Sie die Möglichkeit die Ufer entspannt vorbeiziehen zu lassen





Krems <-> Melk einfach € 33,00
Krems <-> Melk hin & zurück € 39,00


Krems <-> Spitz oder Melk <-> Spitz einfach € 25,00
Krems <-> Spitz oder Melk <-> Spitz hin & zurück € 29,00
Krems <-> Dürnstein einfach € 19,00
Krems <-> Dürnstein hin & zurück € 21,00
Fahrräder € 2,00


Klimaanlage an Bord


Durchsagen Erklärungen der wichtigsten Attraktionen


Kinder: 0-9 Jahre: gratis | 10-15 Jahre: -50% Ermäßigung
20% Ermässigung | Montag bis Freitag und Sonntag
Gruppen: 10% Ermässigung ab 20 Personen Reiseleiter:in gratis, jede 21. Person gratis
Menschen mit Behinderung: 20% Ermässigung (nur mit Ausweis)
auch für 1 Begleitperson

landing piers

Shipping & World Heritage Center Krems / Stein

+43 2732 782 82

3500 Krems / Stein, World Heritage Site 1

landing piers


+43 2732 782 82

3601 Dürnstein, Donaulände, below the monastery

landing piers

Ship station at Spitz on the Danube

+43 1 588 80

3620 Spitz, Rollfährestrasse

landing piers

Milking / old arm

+43 2752 512 43

3390 Melk, Pionierstrasse / Räcking 1

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Experience the Wachau from the water!

Experiencing the Unesco World Heritage Site Wachau from the water is and remains unique.

The MS Wachau and MS Dürnstein represent a visiting card for the entire region and offer many passengers the opportunity to experience the “beautiful blue Danube” from the water side.

Stephanie Oberlechner

captain, DDSG Blue Danube


Here you will find the answers to important questions about our liner trips in the Wachau.

Where can i buy tickets?

Tickets are available at our landing piers in Vienna and in the Wachau. You can also conveniently purchase your tickets via the obtain an online shop and print them out at home as Print @ Hometickets.

personally | in all sales outlets in Vienna or Wachau
in the online shop |
by email |
by phone | +43 1 588 80

Hygiene concept on the ships?

The safety and health of our guests is important to us. We have therefore developed a special hygiene concept. Information on this can be found under

In addition to the reduction of our passenger capacities and the provision of mouth and nose protection and disinfectants, the meals are also served in the form of a flying buffet or on the usual buffet basis – depending on the applicable regulation at the time of the journey.

Stay healthy!
Your DDSG Blue Danube team

Can i take my bike on board?

Transport as part of the Wachau liner shipping possible for an additional charge of € 2.00.


0–9 years free of charge
10–15 years 50% discount

Schoolchildren, students, military and civil servants (only with ID)
20% discount

60plus: 20% discount Sunday – Friday (from 60 years or with a pensioner ID)

10% discount from 20 people
Tour guides free, every 21st person free

Children’s groups from 10 people
50% discount, 1 accompanying person free of charge for every 10 students

Are the ships wheelchair accessible?

Wheelchairs must be registered for all journeys. You can find information on wheelchair-accessible ships and moorings under the following link and in the folder “People with special needs”.


In the case of boat trips with included bus transfers, transport for wheelchair users is unfortunately not possible.

Smoking on board?

The restaurant area is a smoke-free zone for all boat trips. Smoking is possible on the sun deck.

Table reservations

Table reservations for group bookings and menu orders possible. Otherwise free choice of seats.

Cancellation conditions
Cruises Vienna

free up to 2 weeks prior to departure
20% up to 24 hours before departure
50% from 24 hours before departure
100% no-show

Can I take dogs on board?

Dogs travel with us for free. However, a muzzle and leash are essential! Unfortunately, dogs cannot be transported on boat trips with included bus transfers.