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Budapest Card: Public Transport, 30+ Top Attractions & Tours

Budapest Card: Public Transport, 30+ Top Attractions & Tours

From US$ 29.52 per person

The Budapest Card is the Hungarian capital’s official city pass, the key to the city. This practical travel companion provides access to a set of services free of charge or at a reduced price designed for travelers visiting Budapest.

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Duration 1 - 5 days
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Experience

Highlights
  • Make use of free public transport within Budapest
  • Enjoy free entrance into the Lukács Thermal Bath
  • Get free entrance into several museums
  • Receive discounts of up to 50% for other museums, tours and attractions
  • Take a free walking tour in English
Full description

Simply pick up your card at one of the Budapestinfo tourist information centers and start exploring and using free public transportation.

Some of the most popular museums that can be visited free of charge with the Budapest Card:

• Hungarian National Gallery

• Hungarian National Museum

• Museum of Fine Arts

• Budapest History Museum – Castle Museum

• Memento Park – Statue Park Museum

• Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center

• House of Hungarian Photographers – Mai Manó House

• Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art

• Budapest History Museum – Aquincum Museum

• Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts

• Vasarely Museum

• Budapest History Museum – Kiscell Museum

• Bartók Memorial House

• Budapest History Museum – Budapest Gallery

• Museum of Military History

• Hungarian Museum of Trade and Catering

• Museum of Óbuda

• Goldberger Textile Industry Collection

Some of the attractions that can be visited free of charge or with a discount:

• Free visit of the Budatower

• Pálvölgyi Cave

• 50% discount at the Liszt Ferenc Academy, if you take a guided tour

• 40% discount at the Duna Corso Sightseeing Boat through Budapest

• 20% discount for a hop-on hop-off tour of Program Centrum

• Free access to St. Lukács Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool

• 20% discount at the Széchenyi Thermal Bath, St. Gellért Thermal Bath, Aquaworld or the Rudas Thermal Bath and Swimming Pool

• 1 free ride on Zugliget Chairlift

Includes
  • Budapest City Card
  • Free public transport within Budapest, including on the Bus 200E to/from the airport terminals
  • Free entrance to 19 museums
  • Free luggage storage at a central location
  • Discounts up to 50 % at baths, sights, churches, museums, restaurants, bars, sightseeing tours, boat trips, concerts, and sights

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    You must collect your Budapest Cards from the below Budapestinfo Points (you must bring your voucher): • Budapestinfo Point Terminal 2A Liszt Ferenc Budapest Airport Terminal 2A E-mail: [email protected] Opening hours: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM • Budapestinfo Point Terminal 2B Liszt Ferenc Budapest Airport Terminal 2B E-mail: [email protected] Opening hours: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM • Budapestinfo Point Városháza Park Hütte 1052 Budapest Városháza Park E-mail: [email protected] Opening hours: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Your GetYourGuide voucher must be exchanged for the physical Budapest card before use
    • Citizens of Hungary or other EU, EEA Member States or Switzerland, aged 65+ can use the public transportation in Budapest free of charge with an identity card or passport
    • The 72-hour Budapest Card Junior, for children aged between 6-18, needs to be proved by photo ID
    • The services included in the Budapest Card can only be used after the card has been validated with a signature and a starting date on the back. The cards are valid for 24/48/72/96/120 hours from the exact time (hour) of the first use. The free services and discounts can be obtained during the period of validity
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.2 /5

    based on 358 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Value for money
      4/5
    • Safety
      4.4/5
    • Service
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    Simple, uncomplicated processing at the airport, very helpful because it can be used in all means of transport, no waiting times at ticket machines, we can only recommend it, it is checked very frequently, for everyone who wants to be on the road a lot, definitely cheaper than paying for all services individually.

    June 13, 2022

    Budapest card is definitely worth buying but you need to plan your trip well, to not feel like you are missing out on what is included, meaning We felt stressed we couldn't do it all, budapest is huge and amazing full of things to see and do. Its handy to have the free public transport included in the card, we did some museums included too and it had a guide tours included but we didn't see that until it started so we missed it.

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    January 25, 2022

    Very useful, but it must be thought well: if you use little means you may not need it, and it is better to study which attractions you can visit for free and on which you will have a discount, and how much. Overall, however, I recommend it: the convenience of moving around without buying tickets every time is priceless, especially in a few days vacation, to save time.

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    November 3, 2021

    Product ID: 187335