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Budapest: 24, 48 and 72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Product ID: 42526
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Enjoy splendid views of Budapest from an open-top, double-decker bus. Hop on and off at any of the designated stops with a 1, 2 or 3-day ticket to visit the city's key landmarks. Join the free river cruise and a night tour, depending on your ticket type.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration 1 - 3 days
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Cruise the city in an open-top, double-decker bus
  • Hop-on and hop-off at over 20 stops to see the city's best attractions
  • Listen to a recorded commentary in 23 languages
  • Take advantage of the River Cruise on the Danube
  • Explore Budapest at nighttime on the free Night Tour
Full description
This tour is the perfect introduction to one of the greatest cities in Europe, allowing you to hop-on and hop-off at over 20 designated stops along 4 carefully designed routes to visit the city's most famous landmarks. Whether it's the magnificent Basilica, the leafy and classical Andrassy Avenue, or the magnificent Chain Bridge; let the open-top, double-decker bus take you there in style, offering some prime vantage points of the city along the way.

Select the premium or deluxe ticket to enjoy a river cruise along the Danube, enabling you to see Budapest from a different perspective. Deluxe ticket holders will also enjoy a complimentary, 1-hour night tour that takes you through the beautiful city when it's illuminated. All of the buses are fully air-conditioned during summer and heated during winter, providing you with the most convenient way to explore Budapest.

Red Route:
• Heroes' Square
• Keleti railway station
• Hotel Hungaria
• New York cafe
• Astoria
• Vaci Street
• Castle Garden
• Castle/Funicular
• Batthyany Square/river cruise
• Margaret Island
• Nyugati railway station
• Parliament
• Basilica
• Chain Bridge
• River Cruise/Dock 11
• Great Market Hall
• National Museum
• Kiraly Street
• Big Bus customer service center
• Opera
• Octogon/Liszt Ferenc Square
• Heroes' Square

There is also a Blue Route, from the Castle/Funicular to the Citadel and back. The Castle shuttle service is available from stop Castle/Funicular (located at Clark Adam Square) to the Castle district.
  • Hop-on hop-off bus ticket (classic, premium, or deluxe)
  • Recorded commentary in 23 languages
  • Hop-on hop-off river cruise (premium and deluxe ticket only)
  • Night tour (deluxe ticket only)
  • Castle shuttle ticket (deluxe ticket only)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Budapest, Olof Palme stny. 6, 1146 Hungary. Please look out for the Big Bus Stops and members of staff.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Due to COVID-19 measures, there may be changes in frequency of departures, changes to routes, and reduction or removal of stops. Updated information can be found on the local partner's website or app.
• The free river cruise on the Danube will take you for an 75-minute ride. The cruise is unlimited for two days with the premium and for three days with the deluxe ticket
• The 1-hour panoramic night tour runs every night from the pick-up bus stop 19 on the red route. The departure time changes seasonally, for more information please check your bus ticket in Budapest
• Please note, that with your voucher you can start the tour at any of the Big Bus hop-on hop-off stops, not only at the meeting point (stop 1)

From US$ 32.62 per person

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Big Bus Budapest

Product ID: 42526