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Budapest Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour with Optional Cruise and Night Walking Tour

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Experience the whole of Budapest on state of the art open top buses and our boats! See one of the best know establishments in Europe, the Parliament, the third largest in the world. Visit the previous residence of Hungarian royalty, the Buda Castle. Take in breathtaking views at the oldest bridge along Danube River, the Chain Bridge and much more! Hop on and explore Budapest at your own pace without missing a single spot!

Highlights
  • Enjoy easy access to all of Budapest's famous spots on boat and on an open top bus
  • Enjoy a 360 view and take in the sights from atop an open top bus
  • Enjoy breathtaking views as you cruise along the Danube River
  • Free tickets for some of the best Budapest experiences: day and night cruises, beers at famous bars, walking and bike tours and more

Description

Experience the whole of Hungary's capital, Budapest, on state of the art open top buses and boats! Explore the city's treasures at your own pace and for as long as you like as you hop off at designated stops.

As the bus takes you around Budapest, see the Parliament building, one of the best known buildings in Europe for being the third largest in the world. Visit the Buda Castle, former residence of Hungarian royalty, and pass the Chain Bridge, the oldest and most famous bridge along the Danube River. Enjoy breathtaking views over the bridge.

Speaking of breathtaking views, visit the Citadel, a major attraction for tourists! And while you at it, don't forget to drop by the Jewish Synagogue, the world's largest next to the one in Israel.

Delve into the city's rich history and art at the Museum of Fine Arts, the Holocaust Memorial Center, the Hungarian National Museum and the Hungarian National Gallery.

Cruise along the Danube River and get amazing views of the city of the city, especially the Parliament. Relax at the cruise the head straight to the Szechenyi Baths for more relaxation. Pamper yourself as you experience on of the largest thermal spa waters in Europe.

As the sun goes down, immerse yourself in Hungarian culture and catch a show or two, representing all art and folklore of the country, music, dance and history.

Take home a memento, continue on to the street of Vaci Utca. Shop until you drop at the malls and different kinds of street stores or head to the Andrassy Avenue, an important commercial center in Budapest. You may also check out the Central Market, the most beautiful market in the city.

As the evening come to an end, discover the city's nightlife and try out restaurants, bars, nightclubs and taverns. You may also choose for a quiet evening and stroll along the city's streets as the sights you've visited in the day get illuminated at night.

All these with just one ticket!

Bus Stops

Red Route

Stop 1 - Bazilika

Stop 2- Széchenyi István tér

Stop 3- József Attila u.

Stop 4- Városház tér

Stop 5- Synagogue

Stop 6- Astoria

Stop 7- Károly krt. 23.

Stop 8- Andrássy út 3.

Stop 9- Opera

Stop 10- Liszt Ferenc tér

Stop 11- Hosök tere

Stop 12- Grand Hotel Hungária

Stop 13- New York Palace

Stop 14- Astoria

Stop 15- Ferenciek tere

Stop 16- Sikló / Funicular

Stop 18- Citadel

Stop 19- Március 15. tér

Stop 20- Bálna

Stop 21- Fovám tér

Stop 22- Kálvin tér

Stop 23- Nyugati tér

Stop 24- Parliament

Operational Hours

Daily from 09:30 to 17:00

Frequency :

Summer (April to Oct): 15 minute intervals

Winter (Nov to Mar): 60 minute intervals

Loop Duration : 2 hours

Purple Route

Stop 1 - Purple Route Terminal - Erzsebet ter

Stop 2 - Szechenyi ter

Stop 3 - Petofi ter

Stop 4 - Clark Adam ter

Stop 5 - Marghit hid

Stop 6 - Nyugati ter

Stop 7 - Oktogon

Frequency : 60 minute intervals from 10:05 to 14:05

Loop Duration : 1 hours

Cruise Stops : From April 1 to November 1 only

You may hop on at either:

Purple Line Stop 3 - Petofi ter

Red Line Stop 17 - Balna / Shopping Center

Frequency :

Day Tour departures : 60 minute intervals from 10:45 to 18:45

Night Tour departures : 19:45 and 20:45 (21:30 and 22:30 in June, July and August only)

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Available Languages

  • Audio guide : English, Hungarian, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Arabic, Turkish, Greek, Finnish, Hebrew and Polish (Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Dutch, Ukrainian, Romanian, Slovakian and Croatian also available on GREEN BUSES only)

Ticket Validity

All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.

  • A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.

  • A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day.

The same principle applies for a 2-day/48-hour (or more) ticket.

Includes

  • Information booklet with discounts

  • Hop-on Hop-off Ticket

  • Map

  • English audio guide
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24-Hour Ticket
Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour (5)

24 hour access to hop-on or hop-off any bus along the 60 official bus stops.

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Information booklet with discounts / Hop-on Hop-off Ticket / Map / English audio guide
Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Senior ( Age & over ) From Student ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
48-Hour Ticket
Budapest-05

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Information booklet with discounts / Hop-on Hop-off Ticket / Map / English audio guide
Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Senior ( Age & over ) From Student ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
48-Hour Ticket with Cruise and Night Walking Tour
Budapest Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour (6)

48 hour access to hop-on or hop-off any bus along the 60 official bus stops with a ticket for a boat cruise on the Danube River and a night walking tour.

Available: Daily
Inclusions: Daytime river cruise / 1 hour night walking tour / Information booklet with discounts / Hop-on Hop-off Ticket / Map / English audio guide
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Location and direction

Voucher Exchange Procedure:

Please present your VELTRA voucher to the bus driver at any of the official bus stops along the route for the ticket exchange.

Red Route

Schedule (From 01 April 2018 to 31 March 2019):
First Departure: 09:00
Last Departure: 18:00
Loop:150 minutes
Frequency: Every 15 minutes (Summer) / Every 30 minutes (Winter)

Schedule (From 01 April 2017 to 31 March 2018):
First Departure: 09:30
Last Departure: 17:20 (April - October) / 16:30 (November - March)
Loop: 120 minutes
Frequency:Every 30 minutes

Itinerary

Stops:
1. Bazilika
2. Chain Bridge (Pest)
3. József Attila Street
4. Városház Square
5. Synagogue
6. Astoria
7. Károly Boulevard 23
8. Andrássy Avenue
9. Opera
10. Liszt Ferenc Square
11. Heroes Square / Hosök tere
12. Keleti Railway Station
13. New York Palace
14. Ferenciek Square
15. Astoria
16. Castle Garden / Várkert
17. Sikló / Funicular
18. Castle District / Vár *Temporarily Closed
19. Citadel
20. Március 15. Square
21. Bálna *Temporarily Closed
22. Fovám Square
23. Kálvin Square
24. Bajcsy-Zsiliszky Street
25. Nyugati Railway Station
26. Parliament

Itinerary

Purple Route
(Until 31 March 2018)
Schedule: First Departure: 09:00
Last Departure: 15:00
Loop: 100 minutes
Frequency: Every 60 minutes

Stops:
1. Chain Bridge (Buda)
2. Betthyány Square
3. Margaret Bridge
4. Parliament
5. Chain Bridge (Pest)
6. Márc.ius 15. Square
7. Bálna
8. Fovám Square
9. Kálvin Square
10. Károly Boulevard 23
11. Bajcsy-Zsiliszky Street
12. Nyugati Railway Station
13. Liszt Ferenc Square
14. Opera
15. Andrássy Avenue 2
16. Városház Square
17. Ferenciek Square

Itinerary

Night Line
Schedule: First Departure: 18:00
Last Departure: 19:55
Loop: 115 minutes
Frequency: Every 30 minutes

Stops:
1. St. Stephen Basilica
2. Chain Bridge (Pest)
3. Opera
4. Liszt Ferenc Square
5. Hosök Square
6. Keleti Railway Station
7. New York Palace
8. Astoria
9. Ferenciek Square
10. Citadella
11. Chain Bridge (Buda)
12. Margaret Bridge (Buda)
13. Basilica

Boat Tour
Schedule: First Departure: 13:00
Last Departure: 18:30
Loop: 60 minutes
Frequency: Every 60 minutes

Stops:
1. Március 15. Square Dock N. 10, departure
2. Várkert Bazár
3. Március 15. Square Dock N. 10, departure

Schedules are subject to change.

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Notes

Restriction(s)
All Packages
  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
All Packages
  • A valid ID must be presented for travelers booked on student and senior rates.

  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

Additional Note(s)
All Packages
  • The audio guide is available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Finnish, Arabic, Greek, Turkish and Hungarian

  • You may choose to hop on the bus at any stop along the route and exchange your voucher there.

  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present to a bus driver at any of the designated stops. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

  • Ticket validity is for consecutive hours from first use. A 24-hour ticket is valid from the time redeemed until the same time the following day. The same principle applies for a 48-hour (or more) ticket.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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