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Budapest: Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Product ID: 53639
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See the sights of Budapest at your own pace with a ticket for 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 boat cruise or night tour.
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Duration 1 day
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  • 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 the beautiful St Stephen's Basilica
  • Take advantage of a boat or night tour, depending on the option selected
  • 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
Full description
Discover Budapest on your own terms with a 24, 48 or 72-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 31 stops along 2 different routes. Your ticket includes a fantastic discount booklet, that provides great discounts at some of the city's most popular attractions, as well as a free walking tour and bike tour. 

If you choose to do a night tour, you'll have the chance to see this beautiful city under a blanket of darkness. See Budapest lit up in all its glory as you pass sights such as St Stephen's Basilica, Liszt Ferenc Square, Keleti Railway Station, Margaret Bridge, and more.

Red Route Stops:

Stop 1. St Stephen's Basilica
Stop 2. Chain Bridge (Pest)
Stop 5. Kalvin Square
Stop 8. Opera
Stop 9. Liszt Ferenc Square
Stop 10. Heroes Square
Stop 11. Keleti Railway Station
Stop 19. Margaret Bridge (Buda)
Stop 20. WestEnd Shopping Centre
Stop 21. Parliament

Yellow Route Stops:

Stop 1. Andrassy Ave. 4
Stop 2. Chain Bridge (Pest)
Stop 3. Marcius 15. Square
Stop 4. Fovam Square
Stop 5. Kalvin Square
Stop 6. Corvin Plaza
Stop 7. New York Palace
Stop 8. Corinthia Hotel
Stop 9. Liszt Ferenc Square
Stop 10. Opera
  • Hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket
  • 1-hour boat tour (depending on option selected)
  • Panoramic night tour (depending on option selected
  • Discount booklet, including a free walking tour and a free bike tour
  • Multilingual commentary
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets to attractions

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Meeting point

For the full tour, hop-on at stop 1 - The Basilica. You can join the tour at any of the tour stops along the route. Bike Tour starts at Varkert Bazar. Buda Castle walking tour Starts at Funicular Railway.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Red Route runs from 9 AM - 4 PM, every 30 minutes. The duration of a full loop is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
• Yellow Route runs from 9 AM - 4 PM, every 30 minutes. The duration of a full loop is 1 hour and 20 minutes. The yellow route is seasonal and operates until 1 November
• Boat Tour runs from 10 AM - 9:30 PM, every hour. The duration is 1 hour. Meeting point - Marcius 15 Square, dock number 8A under Elisabeth Bridge
• The boat tour operates daily from the end of March until the beginning of November. Some of the cruises stop at Margaret Island, please check the timetable upon arrival
• Note that each boat tour requires a minimum of 10 passengers
• The Night Tour departs at 8 PM and the duration is 1 hour and 50 minutes. Meeting point - St Stephen's Basilica, Red Route stop 1
• Note that the Night Tour is not a hop-on hop-off service
• With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out

From US$ 32.85 per person

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Product ID: 53639