Cycling from Passau to Vienna - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    270 km / 168 mi
  • Distance per day:
    30-60 km / 19-37 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    The Danube Cycle Path is consistently flat and child-friendly.
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle path, only occasionally on roads.
  • Return transfer:
    By train (included).
Eating and drinking
Whether simple or sophisticated: Austrian cuisine is diverse and imaginative. As there is a great selection of restaurants everywhere on this journey, we do not offer half-board. A typical dinner costs between 15-25 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

Cycling from Passau to Vienna

8 days / 7 nights with return transfer from 999 €

The Tour

Cycling from Passau to Vienna - Ottersheim

Those who do not simply want to cycle along the excellent Danube Cycle Path to Vienna, but also want to feel at home in selected charming and comfortable hotels, will enjoy this holiday cycling from Passau to Vienna. The stages have been designed so that you will have enough time to explore everything on your journey, especially the charming Wachau region. In Vienna you will spend the night centrally, in the 1st district (1. Bezirk), which means you are close to the most important sights of this fascinating metropolis.

Cycling from Passau to Vienna - Schiffslände Schlögen

Day 1 Arrival in Passau
The historical town centre sets the mood for your holiday.

Day 2 Passau - Aschach, approx. 50 km/31 mi + boat trip
The Danube Valley becomes tight, high and steep, Engelszell Abbey lies at the heart of this sparsely populated area.

Day 3 Aschach - Linz, approx. 30 km/19 mi
After cycling though lots of nature you will reach the 2009 cultural capital Linz, which has a beautiful historical town centre and modern museums.

Day 4 Linz - Bad Kreuzen, approx. 60 km/37 mi
The wide Machland area is easy to cycle, you should visit Enns and Mitterkirchen on your journey.

Day 5 Bad Kreuzen - Melk, approx. 50 km/31 mi
While the Struden- and Niebelungengau landscapes are rough, the Baroque Abbey Melk is beautiful and mellow.

Day 6 Melk - Dürnstein, approx. 30 km/19 mi
Take your time to explore the Wachau Region, where one idyllic wine village comes after the next.

Day 7 Dürnstein - Vienna, 50 km/31mi + train ride
Krems and the Roman town Tulln are worth seeing. You’ll take the train to the charming metropolis of Vienna, full of Austro-Hungarian imperial history.

Day 8 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your holiday cycling from Passau to Vienna?

Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Included in your package "Cycling from Passau to Vienna":

  • 7 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no max. number of items, max. weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • return transfer by train 1st class, excl. bike
  • boat trip Passau-Kasten incl. bike
  • train ride Tulln-Vienna incl. bike
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • visitor's tax to be paid on site
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional return transfer by minibus incl. bike.
    at an extra charge, max. 4 persons,
    please reserve with your original booking
  • optional rental bike


  • Category XL:
    Selected hotels in the international 3* - 5* category according to Hotelstars Union
    - historic houses or design hotels
      with lots of atmosphere and charm
    - centrally located
    - 4 x with spa area

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 7-speed gearboxes and coaster brakes or 24 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Travel time 2024:

  • Arrivals daily from 04.05. to 28.09.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour


All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  •   999 € saver price
    21.09. - 28.09.
  • 1099 € basic price
    04.05. - 17.05.
  • 1239 € seasonal price
    18.05. - 20.09.
  • 460 € single room surcharge
  •   95 € rental bike
  • 215 € e-bike
  • - 30 € discount, no return transfer
  • 760 € return transfer by minibus incl. bike, max. 4 persons,
              please reserve with your original booking

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival to "Cycling from Passau to Vienna":

  • Parking in Passau:
    There are many long-term parking spots available at Passau train station and on the outskirts of Passau. They are multi-storey car parks, individual garages or fenced in parking spots. Costs approx. 50-80 €/week. You can find further information in the travel documents.
  • Arrival in Passau via train:
    From the train station to the hotels in the old town it takes about 15 minutes on foot. The hotels in the Inn district are approx. 2,5 kilometers from the train station. We recommend taking a taxi, costs approx. 10 €
  • Arrival at Munich airport:
    Distance to Passau approx. 160 km, excellent train connections, journey takes approx. 3 hours.
    Train ticket price per person: approx. 30 €
    Rental car, one way per vehicle: 100-130 €

  • Arrival at Vienna airport:
    Distance to Passau approx. 310 km, excellent train connections, journey takes approx. 3 hours.
    Taxi Schwechat airport to Vienna Central Station: approx. 35 € for up to 4 passengers
    Train ticket price per person: approx. 60 €
    Rental car, one way per vehicle: 270-420 €

  • Return transfer by train (included):
    Good connections via Vienna main train station (Wien Hauptbahnhof), change trains 1x, duration approx. 2,5 - 3 hours. You must reserve own bikes several days in advance (not included). The transfer Vienna-Passau can also take place at the beginning of the trip.
  • Return by minibus (optional):
    Collection at hotel, departure approx. 8-9 am, duration approx. 4 hours, must be booked together with holiday. The transfer Vienna-Passau can also take place at the beginning of the trip. Costs 760 €/way incl. bike, for max. 4 persons, please reserve with your original booking.

Perfectly looked after:

  • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

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