Budapest: 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket
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What You'll Do
  • Explore Budapest at your own pace from the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the imperial city from the open-top upper deck
  • Marvel at the Gothic Revival façade of the Hungarian Parliament Building
  • Discover Margaret Island by bike
  • Take advantage of exclusive offers, such as a free drink at a ruin bar
  • Go to the Jewish Museum and Synagogue on Dohány Street
  • Admire an icon of the 19th century at the famous Chain Bridge
  • Wander the historic Buda Castle complex
  • Ride the famous Budapest Castle Hill Funicular
  • See more of the city with access to the red and purple bus lines
See the sights of Budapest at your own pace with a 48-hour ticket to the hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus. Drive past the Parliament Building, Buda Castle and Chain Bridge. Discover the Citadel and Jewish Synagogue. Add on an optional 1-hour boat cruise.
What to Expect
Discover Budapest on your own terms with a 48-hour pass for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus, and see sights such as the Hungarian Parliament, Buda Castle, and Chain Bridge. Explore the Citadel, and see the Jewish Synagogue, Memorial and Museum on Dohány Street.

Add on a 1-hour cruise of the Danube River to enjoy panoramic views of the imperial city by day and night, including the vast Gothic Revival façade of the Hungarian Parliament Building complex.

Explore both Buda and Pest, hopping off at any of the 28 stops along 2 different routes. Your ticket entitles you to extras such as a bowl of goulash soup at a traditional restaurant, free drinks in one of the most famous ruin bars, and a souvenir from City Expert Budapest. Use the red and purple bus lines to explore more of the city, take a complimentary 1-hour walking tour of the old city center, and discover Margaret Island by bike.

Red Route:
Stop 1 - Szt. István Square / St. Stephen’s Basilica
Stop 2 - Erzsébet Square
Stop 3 - Széchenyi István tér
Stop 4 - Jewish Synagogue
Stop 5 - Astoria
Stop 6 - Károly Krt. 23
Stop 7 - Opera
Stop 8 - Liszt Ferenc Square
Stop 9 - Heroes Square
Stop 10 - Grand Hotel Hungária
Stop 11 - New York Palace
Stop 12 - Astoria 2
Stop 13 - Ferenciek Square
Stop 14 - Sikló / Funicular
Stop 15 - Citadell
Stop 16 - Március 15. Square
Stop 17 - Bálna / Shopping Centre
Stop 18 - Fovám Square / Central Market Hall
Stop 19 - Kálvin Square
Stop 20 - Hungarian Parliament Building

Purple Route:
Stop 1 - Erzsébet Square
Stop 2 - Szechenyi Square
Stop 3 - Petofi Square
Stop 4 - Clark Ádám Square
Stop 5 - Margaret Bridge
Stop 6 - Nyugati tér
Stop 7 - Octogon
What's Included
  • 48-hour ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus (2 lines)
  • Multilingual commentary
  • 1 river cruise by day and 1 by night (when "Budapest: 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket and Cruise" option booked)
  • 1-hour walking tour (departs daily from stop 1 at 12:00)
  • 1-hour bike tour of Margaret Island (1 April - 30 September)
  • Bonus booklet with: free goulash at Nika Restaurant; free beer at Fogashaz Restaurant; free beer at Bali Café; free shot at Instant Bar (Ruin Bar); free souvenir from City Expert Budapest, free chilled sour cherry soup at Frappans Restaurant
What's Not Included
  • Tickets to attractions
Meeting Point
What to Remember
Bus Tour:
2 lines: Red Route – 21 stops, Purple Route – 7 stops
Duration: Red Route – 2 hours, Purple Route – 40-60 minutes
Tour Frequency: Red Route - every 15 minutes, Purple Route – every 60 minutes
16 languages: English, Hungarian, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese,
Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Arabic, Turkish, Greek, Finnish, Hebrew, Polish
Uninterrupted service from 09:30 to 17:30 (Purple Tour 10:00 to 14:05)
Season: all year round

Boat Tour (Only applicable when bus + boat option is purchased):
Season: All year round
From 17 January to 20 February there will be two departures at 14:30 and 17:00 daily.

From £12 per person

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