Zwei Radfahrer fahren entlang der Donau am Donauradweg in Au an der Donau.


Hints for Pearl-Hopping

How do I get from one Danube.Pearl to the next



Immerse yourself into your own Danube story

Our Danube.Pearls are best connected by the Eurovelo 6 - Danube Cycle Path: 

But they are alsoaccessible by train or bus. Search for your next train connection to the Danube region.

Below we have summarized some information for you.

Pearl hopping: Helpful hints

Donauursprung – Ulm/Neu-Ulm

Main hubs: Donaueschingen & Ulm

By train from Donaueschingen to Ulm/Neu-Ulm (duration approx. 2-2,5h)

Bicycle transportation is free of charge

Ulm/Neu-Ulm – Danube Upper Austria

Main hubs: Ulm, Passau & Linz

By train from Ulm to Passau (approx. 4-5h): 

By ship from Passau to Linz (approx. 5h): 

By train from Ulm to Linz (approx. 4-5h): 

Bicycle transportation is available for an extra fee on all courses 

Danube Upper Austria – Lake Neusiedl

Main hubs: Linz, Vienna & Neusiedel am See

By train from Linz to Neusiedl am See (duration approx. 2,5h; stopover in Vienna)

Bicycle transportation is available for an extra fee

Lake Neusiedl – Bratislava Region

Main hubs: Neusiedl am See & Bratislava Petržalka

By train from Neusiedl am See to Bratislava (duration approx. 45 min.; stopover at “Parndorf Ort”)

Bicycle transportation is available for an extra fee

Bratislava Region – Szigetköz

Main hubs: Bratislava Petržalka, Mosonmagyaróvár & Rajka

By train from Bratislava Petržalka to Rajka (duration approx. 20 minutes)

Bicycle transportation is available for an extra fee

Szigetköz – Pomurje

Main hubs: Mosonmagyaróvár, Budapest, Murska Sobota

By train from Mosonmagyaróvár to Murska Sobota (duration approx. 7h; stopover in Budapest)

Bicycle transportation is available for an extra fee

Pomurje – Mohács  

Main hubs: Murska Sobota, Budapest & Mohács

By train from Murska Sobota to Budapest (duration 8-10 hours; stopover in Budapest)

Bus from Budapest to Mohács:

Bicycle transportation is available for an extra fee

Mohács – Vukovar

Main hubs: Vukovar, Osijek & Vinkovci

Trains from Mohács to Osijek (stopover in Villany and Beli Manastir)

Best option:

Cycling along the Danube Cycle Route



Vukovar – Djerdap/Kladovo

Main hubs: Vukovar, Vinkovci, Belgrade & Kladovo

By bus from Vukovar to Belgrade (3h):

By bus from Belgrade to Kladovo ( approx.y 5h):

Djerdap/Kladovo - Iron Gate Romania

Main hubs: Kladovo & Drobeta Turnu Serverin

By bus, with the private bus companies

  • Arriva Litas and Fudeks (only on demand; duration about 30 min-1h):

“Taxi on demand”-mobility service is available upon request in the mobility information centre in Kladovo: +381 19 801 773, info(at) Transfer to Romanian side of the border incl. bicycle transportation

Iron Gate Romania - Danube Delta

Main hubs: Dobreta Turnu Severin, Bucharest, Medgidia, Tulcea

By train from Dobreta Turnu Severin to Bucharest (approx. 4,5h)

and further with the train from Bucharest to Medgidia (approx. 2h)

from Medgidia by train to Tulcea Oras (approx. 3h)