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Twin City Liner

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Address: Mariansbruke bridge, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: 01/58880
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The Twin City Liner links Vienna and Bratislava, center to center. From...

The Twin City Liner links Vienna and Bratislava, center to center. From Schwedenplatz in Vienna to Bratislava´s Old Town. The Twin City Liner is a high-speed catamaran which speeds up to 70 km/h. It also provides a high level of comfort. The catamaran is fully air-conditioned and equipped with luxurious first-class seating, panoramic windows, an open-air deck, an additional passenger cabin Captais Lounge) and outdoor seats on sun deck. The catering service board offers snacks, drinks and souvenirs. Travelling time: 75-90 minutes. The best way to discover Vienna and Bratislava!

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Danube leisure Cruise from Bratislava to Vienna.

We used this liner after a Bratislava day tour to return to Vienna. Costed us €20 more than if we returned by coach per person. In view of the scenery we enjoyed all the way, it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2015
Emanuel D
Island of Malta, Malta
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

We did not actually get to travel between Vienna and Bratislava, because the Danube Canal had been blocked by industrial action. However, we received an e-mail from the company giving us 24 hours notice of the problem, thus allowing us to sort out a rail alternative. Furthermore, they very promptly credited the fares paid back to my credit card.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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442 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

This is the most economical way to cruise on the Danube moving quickly and quietly on the calm waters that take you around the city and back and neighbouring Bratislava. Fully air conditioned and with a lower and upper deck, the boat has an open air deck to providing a panoramic view of the city. The catamaran can be hired... More 

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Norridge, Illinois
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We took the Twin City Liner to Bratislava and back to Vienna. The boat trip was very comfortable and enjoyable. They left timely and returned as scheduled. Snacks and drinks available on board.

Thank Sandra W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Me and my girlfriend took the twin city liner to get to Bratislava on our trip in Europe. The trip was really smooth and I even fell asleep for part of the trip. The boat is very nice and we are glad we took this over the boat or train.

Thank StewartLowe
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

What a fantastic trip, we took this boat trip from Bratislava to Vienna. The scenery is gorgeous, you pass some great landmarks and the seats are comfy. Plenty of space for luggage/bicycles on board. Great value for money and if used instead of bus/train between Bratislava and Vienna it compares favourably in terms of journey length.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We used this liner after a Bratislava day tour to return to Vienna. Costed us €20 more than if we returned by coach per person. In view of the scenery we enjoyed all the way, it was good value for money. I may have only one opportunity of a lifetime to travel on the Danube, and we enjoyed it to... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Perhaps the main disappointing thing about this cruise was its blatant disregard for those in Bratislava wanting to visit Vienna. With myself as one of them, we had always planned on visiting Vienna - but stayed in Bratislava instead to cut costs as the cities are practically next door to each other anyway. We thought that a cruise up the... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The average review is more for the experience than the service. Couldn't fault the service, clean boat, good refreshments, ran on time. The stretch of the river from Vienna to Bratislava is not particularly picturesque so you don't get a lot for your money, however i would point out this is not the fault of the Twin City Liner. I... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Planned doing a day visit to Bratislava while in Vienna and this was a fine method of getting there and seeing some of the Danube. Booked the 1000 departure for €30 each and it took 90 minutes. The guy at the boat booking office at Vienna from the Bratislava tourist board was very helpful. Last boat back was too early... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The TCL departs from Schwedenplatz near the underground of same name and transports you between the two closest Capital cities in Europe fairly quickly at a cost of up to 33 euro single depending on the time of day. It is a pleasant journey and is quicker on the journey from Vienna to Bratislava. If you really wish a full... More 

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