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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
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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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We took the twin city line to Bratislava for €35 each oeway although we only booked it the morning of departure so our seats weren't together. Once on the Danube you can get up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Lisburn
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took the twin city line to Bratislava for €35 each oeway although we only booked it the morning of departure so our seats weren't together. Once on the Danube you can get up and walk about. There is a small bar onboard but not sure on prices. Nice way to travel but we took the train back 20 minutes... More 

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Ireland
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Vienna for our break and decided to take the trip to Bratislava. The booking clerk at the Twin Cities office was decidedly unhelpful, no matter when we wanted to go it was booked out, when we finally managed to get a trip we couldn't come back at the time we wanted despite it still being advertised as... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff on the boat not very friendly! Morning trip on the Danube was great, but a full day in Bratislava was too long. There is lots of walking!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Twin Cities Liner offers high speed boat connection between Vienna and Bratislava. Only somewhat slower than by car, it offers a unique experience of a really fast cruise on the river. Plan at least half a day for the trip. Several departures per day. Maybe combined with an overnight stay.

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Thank Flowwolf
Bergen, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally unacceptable customer service. Would give 0 stars if possible. Created a lot of problems for our group of 50 people

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FloraTour-travel, Manažér pre styk s verejnosťou at Twin City Liner, responded to this review

Good day sir, we are very sorry for your negative experience. In order for us to avoid similar situations in the future, can you please specify what exactly did happen? Did the problem appear during the booking process or directly at the office in Vienna/Bratislava? Can you please specify the problem? Thank you very much for your time. Best regards,... More 

Ireland
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112 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the boat from Bratislava to Vienna last week. My hotel receptionist booked the tickets and we arrived at the terminal and paid the balance. Very busy but boarding was no problem. As it was such a good day we sat outside for the entire trip. Honestly don't have a negative thing to say about the trip. Staff were friendly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guide was very informative, providing current and historical information about Bratislava. Never knew that so many auto companies were located in the country. Inner city is quite small and the short day trip was sufficient. Many reviewers praised the catamaran return to Vienna and everyone on our bus returned by boat but if you have already taken the... More 

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Thank FromNAtoEurope
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like boats, trains, rivers, scenic trips - this covers all the bases. Did the return ride one Sunday recently while staying in Vienna. Terminal is right by the metro, and the fast cat delivers you to the centre of Bratislava - whizzing along the river in Vienna and then joining the Danube proper. Seats can be booked inside,... More 

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Israel
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crew was very nice. Free for us with Vienna Pass. We expected it to do a circle cruise s shown on the map, but it just went up the river one way then turned around and came back. An Austrian recording pointing out site for the first 5 minutes in the city, then nothing for the rest of the 90... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our trip from Vienna to Bratislava by bus and return by catamaran conveniently at our hotel and collected from the hotel by mini-bus which took us to the main coach to Bratislava. We were met by our tour guide Sonja who was very pleasant and knowledgeable of her city of which she was obviously proud. After our tour... More 

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