The Danube Bike Trail from Bratislava to Budapest
The Danube bike trail offers the possibility to know the river and the life around it. The second longest river in Europe passes ten European countries and thus offers opportunities to discover different landscapes, countries, traditions and customs. It's an easy trail recommended even for inexperienced cyclists or families with children.
Distance Bratislava - Budapest 270 km by the Hungarian side of the river or 243 km by the Slovak side. The borders between Hungary and Slovakia run in the middle of the river. There are possibilities to cross the river in several places and get to know the best sights of Hungary and Slovakia. Most of the Slovak route passes by the riverbank and offers tiny beaches for relax.
Maps and guides: The best map-guide and also the most used is "Danube Bike Trail 3" (editorial Esterbauer) It provides the detail route description and much useful information.
Bratislava BikePoint OFFERS
Bike rental (incl. helmet, lock, pump and basic tools) and panniers
Accommodation information in the Slovak route, points of interest, where to cross the Danube from Slovakia to Hungary and other requested information.
Bikes pick up in Budapest or arrangement of train tickets with bicycles Budapest - Bratislava
Bike rental (including helmet, lock, pump, tools.) More than 3 days: 13 € / bike / day
panniers: 10 € /for the whole trip.
Bike pick-up in Budapest: 1 -2 bikes: 95 €, 3 bikes: 38 € / per bike, more than 4 bikes: 33 € / bike
Train tickets Budapest - Bratislava approx. 25-30 € / person + bike.