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Trips to Bratislava

With the MS Kaiserin Elisabeth from Vienna to Bratislava

The very first sight of the MS Kaiserin Elisabeth conveys its elegance and uniqueness. The large outside deck with the 360 ° view and the sun loungers invite you to stroll, linger and enjoy. The bright interior, which extends over two decks, with a mirrored ceiling and full air conditioning, opens up a cozy and maritime flair to the guests. Two bars as well as a diverse gastronomic offer offer variety and round off the great program on the newest member of the DDSG fleet.

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Due to the new entry regulations (effective from July 9, 2021, 6:00 a.m.) for Slovakia, which only allows groups of people who are already vaccinated to enter without quarantine, we are changing our timetable as follows:

All trips from Vienna to Bratislava will be canceled for the entire 2021 season. (according to 05.07.2021)

Except: Saturday, July 10th: All customers who have already booked will be informed of the changed entry requirements.

who from July 9th at 6:00 a.m. Entering Slovakia must register and either prove vaccination protection or go into quarantine.
Registration obligation: It affects all immigrants aged 12 and over. Registration at, the registration form must be printed out.
Which vaccination status has to be proven? Proof of first vaccination is sufficient until August 9th.

The first vaccination must be at least 14 days and not more than 12 months ago if it was given within 180 days of recovery.
The second vaccination must be at least 14 days and not more than 12 months ago or
Vaccination must be at least 21 days and not more than 12 months if the vaccine is given in only one dose or
The vaccination status must be proven by a document in English, Slovak or Czech or by the digital COVID certificate from the EU.

Trip to Bratislava

Starting in mid-May, there will be day trips to Bratislava and back from Vienna on Fridays and Saturdays.

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only € 59.00


Spend a relaxing day on board the MS Kaiserin Elisabeth and discover the Slovak capital on a booked tour or individually.


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only € 33.00


Come on board with us, enjoy a decelerating and stylish way of traveling and experience pure shipping on the way to Bratislava.



Breakfast, snack, evening buffet

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only € 41.00


Experience the blue Danube from a new perspective and travel upstream from Bratislava to the liveable Danube metropolis and metropolis.


Snack, evening buffet



TIMETABLE | Every Friday and Saturday CANCELED

02.07. 10/16/2021 all appointments canceled

09:00 Vienna / Marina 12:00 Bratislava, Huma 4 3 hours
16:00 Bratislava, Huma 4 21:30 Vienna / Marina 5.5 hours
No trip on Saturday, September 4th, 2021
Ship exchange on 08/13 – 15.08 .: MS Admiral Tegetthoff


Vienna – Bratislava – Vienna
Boat trip there & back including breakfast, afternoon snack, evening buffet € 59.00
Shipping there & back € 39.00

Vienna – Bratislava
Simple boat trip including breakfast € 35.00
Easy shipping € 29.00

Bratislava – Vienna
Simple boat trip including afternoon snack, evening buffet € 49.00
Easy shipping € 29.00

Twice a week to the neighboring capital with the stylish MS Kaiserin Elisabeth.

The castle, the Old Town Hall and the Michael Gate are just a few of the sights that can be explored in the Slovak capital, along with the old town of Bratislava. At the beginning of the journey from our Vienna / Marina station, it goes over the Freudenau lock along the Lobau and Danube floodplains to Hainburg and on towards the destination. The four-hour stay in Bratislava offers enough time for sightseeing and a long walk. The outside deck with the 360 ° all-round view and the lounge chairs in the bow area invite you to relax and watch. But also the bright interior with mirrored ceiling and full air conditioning gives guests a cozy and maritime flair on both decks. Two bars as well as a diverse gastronomic offer offer variety and round off the great program on the newest member of the DDSG Blue Danube fleet. The combined price includes an extended continental breakfast, an afternoon snack with sweet and salty specialties and a final evening buffet.

Shipping: 09:00 a.m. from Vienna / Marina | breakfast is then served | 12:00 p.m. to Bratislava

Stay: individual stay in Bratislava | Booking a guided city tour or a trip to the castle directly on the ship is possible

Shipping: 4:00 p.m. from Bratislava | subsequent afternoon snack (farmers snack served, strudel at the buffet) | 6:00 p.m. Opening of the evening buffet | 9:30 p.m. at Vienna / Marina

Culinary on board

BREAKFAST | Vienna – Bratislava

Rolls, pastries
Ham, salami, cheese
Butter, jam
Filter coffee, tea


AFTERNOON SNACK | Bratislava – Vienna

Farmer’s snack served on plate.
Blunz, smoked meat, sausage, paprika sausage, gram, Liptauer, cucumber, horseradish, mustard, onion, chives, bread.

For vegetarians we offer our own snack plates – please mention this when booking.

Apple and curd strudel at the buffet.


EVENING BUFFET | Bratislava – Vienna

Salad bar with dressings
Viennese potato salad
Cream and cucumber salad
Tomato salad with balsamic vinegar
Corn salad with yogurt mayonnaise
Main courses
Fried chicken strips
Roast pork with bacon and bread dumplings
Meat patties with gravy
Veal goulash with dumplings
Vegetarian spinach feta cheese lasagna
Vegan vegetable pilaf
Side dishes
Buttered dumplings
Mashed potatoes or potato gratin
Grilled or cooked vegetables
Dessert variation

pork roast

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Here you will find the answers to important questions about our cruises in Vienna.

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

Can i take my bike on board?

Limited take away. Price € 5.00 each way. Reservation required.

Is there food on board?

All of our ships see themselves as floating restaurants. Depending on the selected package, culinary services are already included in your ticket.

Are your ships air-conditioned?

The temperatures on our ships are always pleasant. Our ships are equipped with air conditioning.


0–9 years free to buy food separately.
10–15 years 50% discount

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

People with disabilities
20% discount, also for 1 accompanying person

Groups (from 20 full paying adults)
10% discount
every 21st person free

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

General table reservation for the number of people booked. Table requests are ranked according to the possibility of division (number of people, available tables, …) and after receipt of the booking.

Cancellation conditions

free up to 2 weeks prior to departure
50% up to 48 hours before departure
100% from 48 hours before departure or 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.

Discover the “Queen among Europe’s rivers” with the DDSG Blue Danube. The Danube is the most sung about river, it crosses a world cultural heritage, glides majestically between vineyards, breaks through rock massifs, offers imaginative views and a lot of variety. For the curious and first-time visitors as well as for “repeat offenders” and connoisseurs.