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What To Expect
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!
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
Daily from 09:30 to 17:00
Summer (April to Oct): 15 minute intervals
Winter (Nov to Mar): 60 minute intervals
Loop Duration : 2 hours
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
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)
Hop on hop off ticket with 48 hour validity
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Walking Tour of Budapest (Departs from Stop 1 at noon, daily)
1 hour Bike Tour on Margaret Island (April 1 to September 30 only)
Use of the Green (Budapest Sightseeing) Hop on Hop off Buses
BONUS Booklet which includes: Goulash at Nika Restaurant, Beer at the FOGASHAZ (Ruin Bar) and Bali Cafe, Shot at Instant Bar (Ruin Bar), Chilled Sour Cherry Soup at Frappans Restaurant and Souvenir at City Expert Budapest
Day Boat Cruise*
**for Bus and Boat tickets only, if option is selected
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children 18 years old and below are free of charge if accompanied by an adult.
Schedules are subject to change.
You may choose to hop on the bus at any stop along the route and exchange your voucher there.
Walking Tour lasts approximately one hour.
Buda Castle will no longer be a stop on the Budapest tour.
All ticket validities are for consecutive hours/days from first use.
A 1-day ticket is valid only for the day of redemption.
The same principle applies for a 2-day/48-hour (or more) ticket.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
1 hour and 30 minutes
4 hours and 30 minutes
2 or 4 hours